Business Administration (Sport Event Security Management) MBA

Earn your online sport event security management degree from Southern Miss!

Program-at-a-Glance (Graduate)

Credit Hours:

Total Hours: 30

Cost per Credit Hour:


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Completion Time:

1-3 years *pending hours enrolled



Special Requirements:

No GRE required, required course in accounting, see admission requirements for more details

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The University of Southern Mississippi is proud to offer this first of its kind sport event security management MBA. Today, it is essential for individuals looking to make an impact in the sport security industry to possess the business knowledge needed to manage operations. This fully online MBA degree is designed to instill specialized knowledge and skills to cultivate a safe environment for fans and employees while using business savvy to be able to communicate with other sectors of the sports world.

This affordable, fully online sport security degree bridges the gap between business and safety within the sports field. Sport event security management MBA students will learn skills in decision-making, critical thinking, and strategy development. You’ll take classes in threat and risk assessment, security management, and to make sure you are prepared to step up when worse comes to worst, you will even be introduced to emergency response planning. With the online sport event security management degree, graduates will be able to differentiate themselves by gaining the standard principles of business in conjunction with real-world experience necessary for security practitioners.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s MBA is accredited by the AACSB and was ranked in the top 200 “Best Part-Time MBA Programs” by U.S. News and World Report. No matter where you live, earn your online sport event security management degree (MBA) from one of the top programs in the country. This program will help you bridge the gap between business and safety within the field of sports.

Let your education from The University of Southern Mississippi take you where you want to go with this online sport event security management degree (MBA)! Looking for more business-related degrees? Check out our other fully-online options! Want more info about this degree? Our enrollment coaches are here to help. Click here for more info! This is your life, plus college!

A number of scholarship opportunities are available for online students! Our Online Student Scholarship gives first-time, fully-online students an opportunity for $500 towards their first semester. To get started with our Online Student Scholarship, or to view our list of available scholarships for which you may qualify, visit our Student Scholarship page now!

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree:

  • Director of Safety and/or Security at Professional Sport Venues
  • Director of Facility/Event Operation
  • Director of Public Safety
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Chief Security/Risk Officer

NCS4 is a recognized academic leader in addressing potential threats and risks to safety and security at sporting events.
The College of Business and NCS4 partnership offers a unique degree experience that will help you stand out in the workplace
and be specialized in the field. With this online Sport Event Security Management degree you will:

  • Gain real-time experience with industry leaders through NCS4
  • Partner with safety and security experts across the country from professional sports leagues, marathons, high schools and college universities
  • Apply the latest technology to solutions in the field
  • Have an opportunity to participate in the annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference produced by NCS4

What can you do with a sport security degree?

A sport security degree combines knowledge of sports management with a focus on safety and security, making you well-prepared for roles that prioritize the protection of athletes, spectators, and the overall integrity of sports events.

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