PhD - Education: Sports Management

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The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies with a specialization in Sports Management at Northcentral University is designed to help students like you gain the information and skills required to apply for education and sports-related positions. Read on to find out more about this post-master's certificate program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies with a specialization in Sports Management at Northcentral University can help you learn specialized techniques and knowledge you may be able to use in future careers. The courses, though few, focus specifically on sports management and working with athletes, covering subjects such as legal issues as well as leadership abilities. The credits earned in this post-master's certificate program could also be applied to NCU doctoral programs. The six courses must be completed in two years' time with at least a B average in order for you to earn the certificate.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should enjoy being a leader and organizer and have a knack for working with others. You should want to expand your higher level education background by focusing on athletics and how to work with athletes and teams. You are required to have a master's degree or higher prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you will be required to complete 18 credit hours. All of those credit hours are specialization classes that must be completed within two years.

Courses for a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies with a specialization in Sports Management

Course CodeCourse Name
Specialization Courses
SM7100-8 Development of Human Resource Strategies in Intercollegiate Athletics
SM7103-8 Intercollegiate Sports Governance
SM7106-8 Legal Aspects of Equity in Intercollegiate Athletics
SM7109-8 Sports Compliance
SM7112-8 Advising the Student Athlete
LHE7011-8 Higher Education Leadership

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may have the chance to look for specialized as well as general jobs in the sports and education fields. By using the intrapersonal and organizational skills that are emphasized in this certificate program, you may be able to find work interacting with individuals or with a team.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Coach
  • Principal
  • Assistant Coach
  • Sports Equipment Manager
  • Sports Program Financial Manager
  • Guidance Counselor