Graduate Certificate in Sport Administration

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Graduate Certificate in Sport Administration at a Glance


Tulane School of Professional Advancement's 100% online graduate certificate in Sport Administration focuses on the operational and administrative functions of sport management careers. These courses cover the building blocks of sport administration, including marketing, communications, and finance, all of which may be applied across sport disciplines. Learn more about our stackable certificate program and how you can gain a competitive advantage in your job search.



Earn your graduate certificate in just four courses or 12 credit hours.



Nationally recognized faculty who practice what they teach and help you succeed beyond the classroom.



Flexible online courses that match your schedule. Accelerate your career without putting your life on pause.



Course credit for experience and 20% tuition discounts available.



Rolling admissions. No test scores. No recommendations. Four start dates. We make the admission process easy.

Sport Administration Certificate Requirements

Our certificate program includes courses designed to provide a comprehensive review of sport administration foundational concepts. Review the following certificate requirements:

Upgrade to a Master's in Sport Studies

Every SoPA student is unique, and so is their career path. Choose the education that's right for you by earning completely online, stackable certificates that you can apply toward a Master of Science in Sport Studies. Our graduate certificates offer you the opportunity to expand your professional goals by venturing into additional areas of focus. Earn both the Sport Administration and Sport Security or Sport Coaching certificates to take the next big step toward your future leadership role in the sports industry. Visit our program's YouTube playlist to see how Tulane SoPA can help you stand out when applying to positions in sports administration.

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Your New Career in Sports Awaits

Whether you're considering roles in the sport financial sector, sport communication, or becoming an athletic director, you'll be ready for new opportunities after receiving a SoPA education. Enhance your current career or prep for a new position in a key sports leadership role.

  • Sport Facilities Manager
  • Head Coach
  • Team Operations Manager
  • Director of Sports Management

Faculty Who Practice What They Teach

Our kinesiology faculty are outstanding practitioners in the field who share their expertise and experience with our students.

Learn on Your Schedule

Going back to school doesn't have to be an uphill battle—SoPA's Sport Administration certificate is 100% online so there's no need for you to put your life on hold. Whether you work full-time, are raising a family, or both, you can level up your career from anywhere, anytime. Browse our resources to help you prepare for the transition to online learning and improving your technical skills. Our online learning management system, Canvas, will allow you to complete your coursework whenever works best for you, all while providing notifications, reminders, and discussion boards for you to communicate with classmates and professors.

The future starts today. It's never too late to go back to school, and Tulane School of Professional Advancement wants to help make your professional dreams a reality. Request more information about our graduate certificates to learn how SoPA can support your career journey.

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