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Sports Management Certificate

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Program Description

Sport management is a growing and exciting field dealing with the business aspects of sports and recreation. Professionals in the sport management field range from public relations specialists to business, and from facilities managers to compliance managers. However, just as with sports itself, competition is stiff for the best sport management positions and demand is highest for well-trained professionals. Wright State University’s Sport Management Program (SMP) offers a solid educational base in the fundamentals of sport management for students interested in any one of a variety of sports-related careers.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Admission Process

  • Apply to Graduate School using the non-degree/certificate application.  Indicate you wish to earn this certificate on the application.
  • Submit to the Graduate School:  one official transcript that shows the completion of a degree (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate).

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Program Requirements:

The Sport Management Program (SMP)offers three academic options:

  • For students in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Master’s Program, the SMP is available as a 12-hour certificate. Standards for admission to the Student Affairs in Higher Education graduate program apply.
  • The SMP is also available as a 12-hour certificate for those enrolled in graduate programs other than Student Affairs in Higher Education. Standards for admissions to the respective graduate programs apply.
  • The SMP is also available to those who choose to pursue a certificate in sport management without enrolling in a degree graduate program. This is a 12-hour certificate program, and admissions standards include a  bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

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