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An Online Graduate Certificate in Sports Management That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Sports Management

Whether you're a current industry professional or interested in developing management skills in this competitive arena, you can fit a quality graduate-level certificate into your busy life.

The online Graduate Certificate in Sports Management is designed to be applicable to sports marketers, intercollegiate athletics, professional sports franchises, recreational services, and health and fitness facility settings. The curriculum is guided by an experienced sports industry advisory council so students learn relevant systems and strategies. Courses are taught by sports-industry instructors. Many are leaders in their area of expertise.

From sports law to marketing, promotions and entrepreneurship, students learn the nature and scope of the industry along with best practices for effective sports management in the modern era. American Public University has incorporated ASEP accreditations into various programs within the Sports Management and Sports & Health Sciences programs. Students can earn ASEP certifications by completing specified courses at our University without having to complete an entire degree program.

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Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 11 students.

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There is no cost to apply.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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