Graduate Certificate in Sport Management

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Kristi Sweeney

(904) 620-1815

Building 57 , Room 3405


Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . March 15

Admission Requirements

University Requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.

Additional program requirements:

  1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
  2. Letter of intent
  3. Resume
Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.


Program Overview
The Sport Management Graduate Certificate program aims to prepare individuals seeking opportunities for employment in the fast-paced and growing sport industry. The program of study provides an academic foundation in sport management for application in a variety of sports settings including: intercollegiate athletic programs, college recreation, community recreation agencies, sport organizations or business, sport facilities, and professional sports teams.
Special Notes about the Program

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid website for more information regarding eligibility.


Total Program
Credit Hours
12 - 15 hours
Average Length
of the Program
1 - 2 years