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Graduate Certificate in Sports Management
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Next Start Date
Jan 14, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Develop Your Leadership Skills in Athletics Through Our Graduate Certificate in Sports Management Online Program

Our online Graduate Certificate in Sports Management is designed to give you an advanced understanding of sports-related management and leadership. You will cover an in-depth examination of marketing, promotion, sponsorship and public relations applied in a sports setting. With the sports management field constantly evolving, you will look at the most recent theories and approaches used in the industry. By earning a Graduate Certificate in Sports Management, you will add value to your resume and establish an advanced knowledge of different aspects of the field so that you are successful in any position or career you pursue.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Graduate Certificate in Sports Management?

Our 100% online certificate provides a fast-track understanding of the advanced competencies needed in a successful sports management career. Due to our online program format, you can receive a quality education while still managing your family, work, community, and church responsibilities. We strive every day to provide a quality, affordable and flexible education to all our students. 

What Will You Learn in Our Graduate Certificate in Sports Management? 

Our Graduate Certificate in Sports Management features courses that will give you a strong understanding of skills needed to lead in a sports-related setting. You will learn the marketing tools necessary to stand out in a competitive field as well as investigate the historical foundations of the sports industry and how to create effective ministry programs. You will also develop strong communication skills needed to lead and motivate others. Courses within our certificate program will look at different communication theories and how to be effective in various situations.

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Military Benefits for the Graduate Certificate in Sports Management

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.


Admission Requirements for the Online Graduate Certificate in Sports Management

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

Information and Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Sports Management

Benefits of the Graduate Certificate in Sports Management

  • By earning your Graduate Certificate in Sports Management from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our Undergraduate Certificate in Sports Management in as little as one semester.
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