United States Sports Academy

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and the world with programs in instruction, research and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports.

The Academy awards the Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.), Master of Sports Science (M.S.S.) and Doctor of Education in Sports Management (Ed.D.) degrees through distance learning. Undergraduate students may choose to major in Sports Management, Sports Coaching or Sports Studies. Undergraduates may also choose an emphasis in Sports Security. The Master's degree students may select majors in Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Sports Fitness and Health or Sports Studies. Emphasis areas at the Master's degree level are available in Sport Psychology, NCAA Compliance, Olympism or Personal Training. The Doctor of Education in Sports Management program offers five emphasis areas, including Sports Theory, Sports Medicine, Sports Coaching, Fitness and Health and Olympism.

The Academy’s Continuing Education department offers a wide variety of individual courses, certificate programs, certification programs and CEU credits for professionals — all available online. Certificate programs offered include Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Human Performance and Collegiate Compliance. Certification programs are available in Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Sports Fitness, Personal Training, Sports Strength and Conditioning, Sports Studies, Bodybuilding, National Coaching, Sports Medicine, Wellness and NACDA.

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Academy’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

The Academy celebrated its 40th anniversary on Thursday with a Distinguished Service Award to Dr. George Uhlig, who was one of six founders of the university, and with the unveiling of “Mr. Baseball” by sculptor Bruce Larsen, the 2009 Sport Artist of the Year...
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The Sport Journal

Technical Abilities of Elite Wheelchair Basketball Players

Wheelchair basketball met a rapid growth in recent decades and became one of the most popular and spectacular sports for people with disabilities. Researchers’ efforts to perform tests evaluating the physiological and technical characteristics of the disable athletes have been based on the adoption of tests, used for healthy athletes...
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The Sport Digest

Cup Won by 1896 Olympic Marathon Winner Returns to Greece for World Record Fee

The cup presented to Spyros Louis, winner of the first marathon of the modern Olympic Games, has been sold for more than half a million pounds ($800,000/€611,000) at Christie’s recently—a world record price for Olympic memorabilia at auction...
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All current students and graduates are encouraged to join the Academy’s Alumni Association. As you may know, our alumni have created an incredible network of professionals in sport-related fields throughout the world. To join the Alumni Association at no charge, request to join the Alumni Association Facebook group...
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