Collegiate Athletics Administration, Graduate Certificate

College athletics in the United States is comprised of more than 1,200 schools, conferences, and organizations that collectively invest in the well-being of student-athletes—both on and off the field. 

The Graduate Certificate in Collegiate Athletics Administration offers students an opportunity to obtain an in-depth understanding of the largest amateur segment of the sports industry. Through the program’s curriculum, students will be given the opportunity to acquire leadership skills and knowledge in a variety of collegiate athletics topics including sports management, NCAA compliance, fund-raising, academic advising, gender and diversity in sport, and Title IX legislation.

Upon completion, all credits earned in the collegiate athletics administration certificate can also be applied directly into the Master of Sports Leadership program.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

LDR 6400Sports Management3
LDR 6427Gender and Diversity in Sport3
LDR 6442Athletic Fund-Raising3
LDR 6455NCAA Compliance3
LDR 6465Title IX3
LDR 6615Academic Advising for Student-Athletes3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required