Graduate Certificate in Sports Administration

The Graduate Certificate in Sports Administration is a great option for those who already hold a graduate degree but are also interested in the field of Sports Administration. Experienced and knowledgeable faculty teach students from a Christian worldview on topics such as:

  • Exploring the current financial status (purchasing, budgeting, risk management, operational procedure, fee structures, financial ratios, financial impact analysis, attendance and price setting strategies)
  • Examining current legal principles affecting sports and recreation organization (including liability, athletic eligibility, NCAA due process, gender discrimination, contracts, and drug testing)
  • Analyzing the athletic profession as it relates to trends and issues surrounding administration decision making (including violence, discrimination, racism, and sexism)
  • Studying current research related to planning, funding, and operating sporting events and recreation facilities.

Graduate Certificate in Sports Administration
Curriculum Summary

Choose 3 of the following courses to complete the online sports administration certificate program:

Course Number Course Name Credits
MSA608 Current Issues and Trends in Sports Administration 3
MSA643 Sports Finance and Budgeting 3
MSA646 Legal and Regulatory Environment for Sports 3
MSA668 Venue and Event Management 3