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Online Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration

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Register By: February 20 Classes Start: February 22

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

Career Outlook

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.

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 
Degree/Certificates $1,881 $627 $9,405 
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
$1,410 $470 $7,050 

Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.

Additional Costs:
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)

University Accreditation

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.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at (viewed online December 15, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.