Sport Management Certificate

Explore an exciting new career field or refresh your background in the profession by earning a certificate from Waldorf College. The certificate programs are designed for both current and aspiring professionals. Learners may seek a certificate exclusively to advance their career-related knowledge and skills, and other learners may pursue a certificate as a stepping stone toward Waldorf’s online associate degree or bachelor’s degree programs.

Sport Management Certificate
Exciting careers can be made off the playing field with a Sport Management Certificate from Waldorf. Students enrolled in this certificate program will explore a variety of classes, including sport sociology and sport administration, to better understand the sports industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an increase of 29% in jobs in coaching and scouting through 2020 and a 10% increase in agents and managers of athletes through 2016.

Estimated time to complete this 12-credit certificate program is four to six months with full-time enrollment.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
SMT 2701 Sociology of Sport 3
SMT 4101 Sport Administration 3
Choose two from the following:
SMT 2801 Sport Public Relations and Promotions 3
PED 2701 History and Principles of PE and Sport 3
SMT 3901 Sport Fundraising 3
SMT 4001 Sport Facilities 3
SMT 4201 Sport Financing 3
SMT 4301 Sport Legal Liability and Risk Management 3
Grand Total:   12

Certificate Completion Requirements

  • Completion of the certificate‚Äôs curriculum and credit requirements
  • Minimum grade of C in all concentration coursework
  • All certificate courses must be completed at Waldorf College

Certificate programs are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.

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