EKU Online Sport Management Degree Named #13 in the Nation

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The EKU Online bachelor’s degree in sport management is ranked among the nation’s best. Top Management Degrees recognized Eastern Kentucky University as #13 when it released the Best Online Bachelor’s in Sports Management Programs for 2018.

More than 80 universities were reviewed, and 30 programs made the list. Evaluators used the following criteria:

  • Accreditation – Schools were required to hold regional accreditation, which is the highest level of accreditation available and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Prestige – Universities were ranked based on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Program Rankings and the Princeton Review’s 2018 Best Regional Colleges Rankings.
  • Cost – Tuition data was collected from the National Center for Education Statistics, and universities were evaluated on affordability.

EKU offers those interested in sport management a flexible program with accelerated 8-week terms and no required campus visits. There is also a generous transfer credit policy for those who may have started another degree but not finished it. Top Management Degrees reports that networking may be the secret to success in the sport management field. To that end, the internship component of the EKU degree gives students a competitive advantage.  

Course topics include sports information, marketing, accounting, event planning, media relations and legal issues in sports.

Published on June 11, 2018