Professional Sports Administration, Graduate Certificate
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).
The Graduate Certificate in Professional Sports Administration is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of this professional segment of the sports industry. Through the 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 the professional sports administration certificate can also be applied directly into the Master of Sports Leadership program.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|LDR 6323||Event Management||3|
|LDR 6400||Sports Management||3|
|LDR 6435||Fiscal Practices in Sports||3|
|LDR 6440||Sports Marketing and Promotions||3|
|LDR 6445||Corporate Sponsorships||3|
|LDR 6460||Risk Management in Athletics||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required