HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The following is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi.
The Sport Management degree program at the University of Southern Mississippi has been ranked among the nation's most affordable programs by OnlineU, an education resource for ranking U.S. online college and universities.
All schools considered for the ranking offer fully online sports management degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. The Southern Miss program is listed at No. 8 among the Top 25 schools ranked by OnlineU.
"This recognition reinforces the fact that southern miss provides a quality education at an affordable price," said Stacey A. Hall, Chair of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Sport Management at Southern Miss. "The sport management program in the College of Business offers students excellent academic training combined with experiential elements to prepare them for a successful career."
Southern Miss offers a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, a Master of Science in Sport Management, a Master of Science in Sport Management with Emphasis in Sport Event Security Management and a dual degree of Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Sport Management.
The vision of the Sport Management program, administered by the university's College of Business, is to become recognized nationally and internationally throughout the academic and industry communities, for the high quality of its faculty and graduates. That recognition will lead to a position of being one of the premier academic programs in the nation.
OnlineU offers lists of the Most Affordable Online Colleges, the Best Value Online Degrees, and the Top Online Colleges. All of these lists include an overall ranking, as well as subject specific rankings so that students can make the most-informed decision about their online education selection.
OnlineU is an online property created and owned by SR Education Group, a provider of authoritative online education resources based in Kirkland, Wash., and founded in 2004.