Names Top 50 Master's in Sports Management Programs for 2018

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News Image, an industry-leading educational research organization, announces the release of their Best Online Master's in Sports Management Programs for 2018. They have identified the top 50 programs in the nation that are the best in the areas of curriculum quality, program flexibility, affordability, and graduate outcomes.

Leveraging an exclusive data set comprised of interviews and surveys from current students and alumni in addition to insights gained from sports management professionals; every online degree program was analyzed with 50 making it to the final 2018 list. The methodology incorporates the most recent data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Most importantly, only programs from accredited nonprofit institutions were eligible.

“Our research shows that job growth in sports management will grow significantly due to multi-billion dollar profits from the sports industry,” stated Barbara Montgomery, Program Recognition Manager. “The North American professional sports market is a $64 billion dollar industry, according to Statista. By 2019, Forbes projects that figure will reach a staggering $73.5 billion.” This is just one of the many reasons researched, analyzed, and ranked the top 50 Master’s in Sports Management Degree Programs. View the complete ranking at:

2018 Best Master's in Sports Management Degree Programs (in alphabetical order):

Adelphi University
American University
Arkansas State University
Baker University
Belhaven University
California University of Pennsylvania
Campbellsville University
Canisius College
Coker College
Concordia University - Chicago
Concordia University - Irvine
Concordia University - Saint Paul
DePaul University
Drexel University
Eastern New Mexico University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fort Hays State University
Fresno Pacific University
Georgetown University
Georgia Southern University
Gonzaga University
Houston Baptist University
Jacksonville State University
Lasell College
Liberty University
Midwestern State University
Mississippi College
Missouri Baptist University
Missouri State University
Morehead State University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio University
Old Dominion University
Southern Connecticut State University
State University of New York College at Cortland
Texas A&M University - College Station
Texas Woman's University
The University of Texas at Austin
Troy University
United States Sports Academy
University of Florida
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
University of Northern Colorado
University of South Alabama
University of Southern Mississippi
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington State University
Wayne State College
Wayne State University

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