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Drexel University Sports Management Masters Program Ranks Best in US

Drexel University has been named the best college in the nation for anyone pursuing online Masters Programs in Sports Management.

The list, released by OnlineCollegePlan.Com, ranked 30 institutions across the country that provide the best programs in Sports Management for online learners. The website used factors like academic quality, support measures and return on investment.

Drexel’s online Master of Science in Sports Management degree mixes essential sports management courses with their world-renowned business curriculum preparing students for a vast number of career opportunities. The average cost of getting this degree is $40,977.

North Carolina State University’s online Masters in Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Sports Management ranked second for its accelerated course format. It is divided into two main parts- core components and electives and over 90 percent of students are able to complete the program in just two years.

“This program has a strong focus on business and the program aims to equip students with advanced management skills to help them further their careers in parks, recreation, and sports management,” the report reads.

Adelphi University’s online Master of Science in Sport Management ranked third among other universities. The program teaches students about Sport branding and empowers students to become leaders in the field of sport management. It takes about 24 months to complete and doesn’t require GRE or GMAT for entry into this program.

“This is a great option for an individual who is looking to change careers or advance in the field of sports management,” the ranking report wrote about the program.

Gonzaga University, University of Massachusetts – Amherst, Canisius College, Ohio University, Liberty University and Virginia Commonwealth University are other top schools that figured in the top 30 list.

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