Enhance Your Skills with a Graduate Athletic Administration Certificate Online
Take steps to turn your passion for sports into a full-time career by earning your Athletic Administration Graduate Certificate online at Southern New Hampshire University. Prepare to enter the field or enhance your resume with additional skills you can use to advance in your career. The graduate athletic administration certificate online courses may be applied toward a Master of Science in Sport Management degree as an additional credential.
See Yourself Succeed in Athletic Administration
Southern New Hampshire University’s sport management program is designed to provide students with many opportunities to make connections with collegiate and professional sports management executives.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your graduate athletic administration certificate online at SNHU include:
- Affordability. Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation
- Convenience. Attend class when it’s convenient for you – online education means 24/7 access
- Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your certificate at your own pace, over five 10-week terms per year
- Expert instruction. Learn from instructors with relevant, real-world experience
- Networking. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni for internship and career opportunities
- Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of education administrators - a category into which athletic administrator or director positions fall - is expected to grow 10% through 2026.* Apply what you learn in our graduate athletic administration certificate online to sports-related careers in areas such as marketing, sales and public relations.
The graduate athletic administration certificate online program gives you an in-depth understanding of athletic administration principles and sports in media and society.
|View Full Curriculum in the Catalog|
|Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration|
|Courses May Include|
|Graduate Certificate Athletic Administration|
|SPT 510||Sport and Society||Students investigate the interrelationships between sport, culture and society in an attempt to better understand the role and function of sport in contemporary society. Students receive a broad overview of selected socio-cultural factors that influence participation in sports. Major ethical issues of sport in society will be explored.|
|SPT 512||Principles in Athletic Administration||This course provides the graduate student with an overview of the role and responsibilities of intercollegiate athletics; human resources; finance; governance; operations and the management, planning, organization and administration of interscholastic and recreational athletics.|
|SPT 608||Sport Marketing and Media||This course examines the concepts and processes used in marketing and communications of a sport organization, at the college, professional or community level. Students will utilize the case study approach to analyze current marketing problems and techniques to develop an effective sport marketing and communications plan; with special emphasis placed on the unique aspect of sport products, markets, consumers, and media relations.|
|SPT 612||Advanced Topics/Athletic Administration||This course is designed to examine the current issues facing interscholastic athletic administrators. Information regarding the various components and activities in the organization and administration of athletic programs for prospective athletic administrators will be covered; including: recruitment, governance, compliance, and current research literature and research methods appropriate for administration athletics.|
|Total Credits: 15|
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
|Online Graduate Programs||Per Course||Per Credit Hour||Annual Cost for 15 credits|
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.