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Sports Leadership & Management Certificate


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12 Credit Undergraduate Certificate Program for aspiring Sport Professionals

Sport is a multi-billion dollar industry that requires professionals with a range of management and leadership skills. Career opportunities exist in intercollegiate athletics, professional sport, major sport events, community based sport, community relations, and sport marketing, ticket sales, and promotion.

Through completion of the program, students will:

  • Develop a solid understanding of the sport industry and need for quality leadership and management at all levels.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of personal, interpersonal, and team-based skills—along with the concepts, models, strategies, and language—required to effectively manage and lead a sport program or organization and make a positive impact on regional, national, and global communities.
  • Acquire the skills to create marketing plans and effective communication strategies to promote sport events, teams, and organizations.
  • Learn how to apply critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills to contemporary challenges and issues within the sport context.

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