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Graduate Certificate in Sport Management


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.


Application Information

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Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

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

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . April 15

The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • 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.
  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended. 

Program requirements:

  • Resume
  • Letter of intent


Average Length
of the Program

1-2 years
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Kristi Sweeney

Associate Professor

(904) 620-1815

Building 57 , Room 3405