Learn to plan and coordinate sport event competitions by completing an online Graduate Certificate in Sport Event Management as part of the online Master of Science in Sport Management program. This specialized curriculum is designed for students who are interested in taking charge of everything from local 5km events to Olympic Games. You’ll explore the complex details that go into running successful events at all scales and build the skills to deliver results for Organizing Committees, Sport National Governing Bodies and Sport Commissions.
To earn this optional add-on graduate certificate, you must be enrolled in the M.S. in Sport Management program and complete a yearlong sequence of three courses. The credit hours you earn can be used to satisfy the elective requirement for the master’s in sport management program. Ask your Academic Coordinator about applying to join the certificate program. Students who are not working toward as Sport Event Management graduate certificate may also enroll in these courses.
Students in the Sport Event Management certificate program learn to analyze managerial challenges in sport event delivery and recommend tactics for addressing relevant issues. The courses cover best practices for risk management in sport events, Olympic Games related functional (operational) areas and management of sport event impacts on the community. Graduates from the program understand how to guide the crucial factors that go into making mega or small-scale sport events a reality and achieving targeted development outcomes for a community. Ask your Academic Coordinator about applying to join this certificate program.
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To earn the graduate certificate, students who are enrolled in the M.S. in Sport Management program must take three required courses in a specific order. The curriculum begins in the Fall semester with Sport Event Management Principles and Applications, followed by Management of Olympic Games Functional Areas in the Spring semester. The concluding course, Sport Events and Community Development, is available during the Summer B term.
The Sport Event Management graduate certificate is only available to students who are enrolled in the Sport Management master’s program.