Master of Sport Management

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Why Sport Management?

The Master of Arts in Sport Management is a popular and growing graduate degree at Tusculum University.

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Conveniently Offered 100% Online

With NO scheduled meetings, our online program allows you to plan your week’s assignments to suit your schedule.

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30 Credits in 12 Months

The program is designed to be taken over the course of one year, including a summer internship or applied research project.

Students can take classes either full-time or part-time.

Start dates can occur in the Fall or Spring semesters.

For more information regarding course requirements, visit our catalog.

Cost & Time to Completion

$12,450/ 30 credits

Tusculum is one of the most affordable private universities in the nation.

Many are surprised to learn how reasonably priced obtaining your Masters degree can be.

Tusculum is committed to providing an affordable degree program for hard-working professionals, offering a competitive rate of $415 per credit hour for the 2022-2023 academic year.

There are a variety of resources available to help students pay for college including federal loans, veteran’s benefits and highly competitive payment plan options. Our monthly tuition payment plan helps to make the costs of higher education manageable for our students and does not incur interest charges, unlike similar payment plan options offered by other comparable higher education institutions.

Payment Plans Available

For more information regarding our payment plan options, please contact the Business Office at 423-636-7300 Ext. 5060 and ask to speak to a student account associate or email

Sport Management is in Demand and Growing

Sport Management is currently in demand

According to Plunkett Research, in 2018 the entire recreation and sports industry in the U.S. was $539.7 billion.

Sport Management graduates are well-suited for a wide range of occupations within the industry, including management, legal, marketing, coaching, facilities management, analytics, sales, event planning, and a range of public relations and broadcasting categories.

In fact, a recent search of for Sport Management Jobs just in Tennessee produced nearly 300 current openings.

Strong employment projections for the future

Employment projections for the United States (2016-2026) and Tennessee (2014-2024) show management occupations project increases of 9.2% (US) and 10.7% (TN), and in Tennessee some areas such as Marketing manager (25.7%) and Public Relations and Fundraising Managers (28.5%) project even higher growth rates.

While Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers and Athletes show a lower growth rate of 2.3% (US), and 3.4% (TN), other areas such as Management Analyst (81%-US, 26.9%-TN) and Market Research Analysts (76.7%-US, 40.4%-TN) show higher growth rates.

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