Turn your passion for athletics into a career
Complement your undergraduate degree with a sports administration certificate! This 15-credit interdisciplinary program offers students an introduction to different aspects of sports administration careers, broadly defined. Students who complete this certificate will enhance their portfolios and career opportunities to include working in the fields of sports management, business/retail, media, athletics teams, and recreational programs.
To earn a sports administration certificate, students must take a 3-credit internship with a sports-related organization and also choose 12 credits of select courses from an array of disciplines. Some opportunities for on-campus internships in the athletics department are available.
Students who earn this certificate attend classes that explore topics including:
- Public Relations
- Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
- Professional and Business Communication
- Leadership and Team Building
- Sports Marketing
Why earn a sports management certificate?
If you enjoy sports and recreation and have a desire to forge a career in the athletics industry, this certificate may be the perfect fit to equip you to pursue your dream. Contact Dr. Gina Whalen, assistant teaching professor and division coordinator, business, by email or phone at 570-385-6085.