Shorter University’s Online Sport Management Degree has been ranked among the “15 Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Sports Management” by AffordableColleges.com. Shorter is No. 11 on the list.
“Shorter University is honored to again be recognized for the excellent value of our online degree program in Sport Management,” said Shorter University President Dr. Don Dowless. “At Shorter, we are committed to keeping our first-rate, Christ-centered education an affordable option for students and are pleased to be recognized for the value of our degree program in the fast-growing field of Sport Management.”
The Affordable Online Colleges ranking is the third such honor in less than 12 months for Shorter’s Sport Management program. Shorter ranked as No. 25 on the list of “Top 30 Best Online Sports Management Degrees” compiled by Best Degree Programs and as No. 29 on Sports Management Degree Guide’s 2016 list of the “50 Most Affordable Small Southern Colleges for a Sports Management Degree.”
Dr. Heath Hooper, Dean of Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business, said, “The Online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Sport Management was recognized in December as being a Top 30 Program in the Nation. Now, being ranked at No. 11 in the Top 15 Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Sports Management dually shows our commitment to academic excellence and economic consideration for the student learner. As Shorter University faculty members, we are committed to achieving excellence in all facets of higher education for the advancement of the student and are pleased to be recognized for accomplishing that in an economical way.”
Shorter University offers students the option of earning a BBA in Sport Management online or through traditional classes on campus. Successful completion of the degree requires a 12-hour internship; online students have the option to participate. Past internships for undergraduates include positions with the Atlanta Falcons, Rome Braves, LSU Athletic Department, Atlanta Blaze, Jackie Robinson Ballpark, and GearSafe Technologies. Read more about the program at Here.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter University on its list of Best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and four master’s programs. Learn more about Shorter at www.shorter.edu.