The Graduate Certificate in Professional Sports Administration gives students an in-depth understanding of this professional segment of the sports industry.
Duration of Program
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Meets F1 Visa Requirements
The revenue of the global professional sports industry has grown to $145 billion and also projects an increase in jobs by up to 13 percent by 2020 (PwC, 2015). Through the Graduate Certificate in Professional Sports Administration program’s curriculum, students will be given the opportunity to acquire professional leadership skills and knowledge in a variety of topical areas including sports management, marketing, sponsorship, event management, risk management, and finance. Upon completion, all credits earned in this certificate can also be applied directly into the Master of Sports Leadership program.
Students will be given the opportunity to acquire professional leadership skills and knowledge in a variety of topical areas including sports management, marketing, sponsorship, event management, risk management, and finance
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*International deadlines are only applicable if the program is F1 compliant.
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