Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration provides students with the fundamental skills required to manage sports programs and facilities. The physical fitness and sports industries require knowledgeable, experienced leaders who are up to date with emerging health and fitness developments and capable of securing financial support for programs and facilities. Graduates are prepared to seek a career as an intercollegiate athletic director, recreation director, or sport and fitness center owner.


All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission