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 has a rich history of addressing the
need to provide quality, sport-specific programs. The Academy is located
in Daphne, Alabama, on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay. The
area offers many attractions for tourists as well as those who choose to
stay a while.
Accreditations and Approvals
Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
The United States Sports Academy is accredited by the Commission on
Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award
the Bachelor of Sports Science degree (level II), the Master of Sports
Science degree (level III) and the Doctor of Sports Management degree
Note: The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools may be contacted with questions concerning
accreditation. If you would like to reach them, please write to 1866
Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500.
Sports Management Program Review Committee (SMPRC)
The Doctor of Sports Management (D.S.M.) and Master of Sports Science
(M.S.S.) degrees are on the approved list of the Sports Management
Program Review Committee (SMPRC), a joint committee of the National
Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and North American
Society for Sport Management (NASSM). These two organizations are the
leading professional groups in sport education and sport management,
respectively. These affiliations recognize the quality and the value of
the Academy's D.S.M. and M.S.S. programs in sports management.
*The United States Sports Academy's Sport Science in Coaching degree
is approved and recognized by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP),
which is the largest certifying body for coaches at the secondary level
in the United States of America
Alabama State Licensure and Certification
The Academy is also licensed and approved by the Alabama Department
of Education to grant the Master of Sport Science and the Doctor of
Sport Management degree.
Students seeking teaching certification in states other than Alabama
should check with their local school district administration and State
Department of Education.
The United States Sports Academy has been approved by the United
States Department of Defense to offer its master's degree courses to
members of the Armed Forces, including members of the Army National
The United States Sports Academy offers the following online degree
Bachelor of Sports Science Degrees
Master of Sports Science Degrees
Doctor of Sports Management Degrees
Distance Learning Degree Programs