Professional Sports Administration

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Boston
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Why Professional Sports Administration?

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Sports Administration gives students an in-depth understanding of this professional segment of the sports industry.

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 the Professional Sports Administration certificate can also be applied directly into the Master of Sports Leadership program.


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Unique Features

  • Courses in this certificate may be applied to 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

What you'll study

General Requirements

Required Courses
LDR 6323 - Event Management
3.00
LDR 6400 - Sports Management
3.00
LDR 6435 - Fiscal Practices in Sports
3.00
LDR 6440 - Sports Marketing and Promotions
3.00
LDR 6445 - Corporate Sponsorships
3.00
LDR 6460 - Risk Management in Athletics
3.00

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Did You Know?

The estimated total size of the global sports industry is $1.7 trillion (Plunkett Research, 2015).

Average Time to Completion

1-1.5 Years

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No