The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management provides students the opportunity to obtain basic skills for the management of sport. Students take core graduate sport management classes and then complement those by selecting from the array of sport management courses offered in order to hone the skills they seek to develop. The Certificate enables students to develop a fundamental grounding in fundamentals for managing sport.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-SPMG

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Required Courses

SRST 606Foundations of Sport and Recreation Studies3
SPMT 613Strategic Leadership in Sport Organizations3
Total Credits6

Graduate Certificate in Sport Management without Concentration

Select three courses (9 credits) from SPMT, RMGT or SRST-prefixed graduate courses9
Total Credits9

Concentration in International Sport Management (ISPM)

SPMT 551Sport in the Global Marketplace3
SPMT 652Governance and Policy in International Sport3
Select one course from SPMT, RMGT or SRST-prefixed graduate courses3
Total Credits9