Graduate Certificate in Professional Sports Administration

Campus Locations Boston, Online
Also available 100% Online Yes
Other Format(s)
Credits Required for Graduation 18
Entry Terms Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter
Meets International Visa Requirements No

Overview

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  gives 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.


Curriculum

 

Please note: Students who started this program prior to Fall 2017 should follow the curriculum reflected on their DegreeWorks audits via the self-service tab of their myNEU portal.  Please consult your advisor with any questions.

Required Courses (18 q.h.)

LDR 6323 Event Management
3 q.h.
LDR 6400 Sports Management 3 q.h. 
LDR 6435 Fiscal Practices in Sport 3 q.h.
LDR 6440 Sports Marketing and Promotions 3 q.h.
LDR 6445 Corporate Sponsorships  3 q.h. 
LDR 6460  Risk Management in Athletics  3 q.h. 

 

Required minimum credit hours: 18 q.h.


Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application (no application fee required)
  • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant's statement of purpose
  • Professional resume: Current resume that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
  • Official undergraduate degree documentation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Graduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $12,078.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of quarter hours. Most courses are 3-6 quarter hours. See Graduate Tuition Rates for details.

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Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.

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  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 10, 2017 (10-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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