Make the Winning Play

Earn your MA in Kinesiology leading to master's level teacher certification in Sport Management through Bama By Distance.

Gain essential skills for leadership as you prepare to take your sports program teacher certification to the next level. The sport management teacher certification program is perfect for teachers, coaches and athletic directors, and is offered fully online so you can continue to work full time while earning your MA.

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Earn your degree from a name you know and rise with the Tide!

Superior management skills are at the heart of every effective coach. Through this 30-credit-hour program, you can develop your management skills to become a leader in your field. You’ll take courses in leadership, personnel management, motivation, communication, and organization taught by experienced professors at The University of Alabama.

You will also study other critical topics like legal issues and risk management, fundraising and development, marketing and finance, and social cultural issues applicable to sports and interscholastic athletics.

To be eligible for this program, prospective students must hold an Alabama Class B teaching certificate or equivalent in another state and meet GPA and other admission requirements. Prepare to take your career to the next level by earning your master's degree from UA!

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The Same Degree

A degree earned through Bama By Distance is identical to one earned on UA's main campus! The online format allows you the flexibility to meet life's other demands while you complete your degree. Bama By Distance graduates are invited to participate in UA's regular commencement ceremonies.

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Affordable

Bama By Distance students benefit from the distance learning tuition rate (regardless of residency)! They are also eligible for financial aid and scholarships to help pay for their education.

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Prestigious

Join a community of legends and legends-in-the-making when you earn a degree from The University of Alabama. With graduates in companies and cities across the globe, the University has a robust alumni network who will greet you with that familiar "Roll Tide" when they find out you're in the family.

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Military Friendly

The University of Alabama is a military-friendly and Yellow Ribbon school. We are proud to have served thousands of active military, reservists, veterans and their families from every branch, and we look forward to continuing to partner with this esteemed group of men and women as they seek to advance their education.

You don't have to take our word for it!

Hear from some of our graduates about what earning a degree online from
The University of Alabama means to them.


Don't Say You Can't Do It

At The University of Alabama we want to help you tell a legendary story, and that begins with a premier education and strong support. You can succeed at earning your degree from wherever you are. Want to know more? Let our graduates tell you their Bama By Distance stories.


How Does It Feel?

Graduating from The University of Alabama brings out many emotions from our Bama By Distance students. At a recent commencement reception, they expressed their feelings about this great accomplishment.

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