EKU offers a degree in sports management online

RICHMOND, Ky. (March 26, 2018) – The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at Eastern Kentucky University has announced its first online degree program. A bachelor’s degree in sports management will be available online starting in the fall 2018 semester.

The program was designed by the Sport Management Program Review Council and has been offered on campus since 2009.

“Sports Management has proven to be a quality degree that meets or exceeds industry standards,” said Dr. Shelia Pressley, Acting Dean of the EKU College of Health Sciences. “We are proud to offer online students the same degree we teach on campus.”

Recent EKU graduates work with NASCAR, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals, and Kentucky YMCA. Job opportunities include corporate partnerships manager, contract analyst, sports administrator and event coordinator.

Online students will benefit from:

• A flexible, accredited online degree with no campus visits required.
• Course topics that employers value such as sports funding, coaching psychology and management of sports organizations.
• Dedicated advisors who support them from application to graduation.
• a generous transfer credit policy.
• A university ranked among the best schools for online degrees by US News & World Report and Military Times.

Classes will start in August. For more information, visit go.EKU.edu/Sport2018.

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