Graduate Certificate in Sports Management
American Public University System

Program Details

The online graduate certificate in Sports Management further develops your sports-related business knowledge and skills, including marketing, administration, legal issues, and the structure and functions of sports and fitness organizations. Settings for this industry include sports marketing agencies, intercollegiate athletics, professional sport franchises, recreational services, and health and fitness facilities. Courses in the certificate program allow you to study the nature and scope of the sports industry, unique aspects of sports management, and preparation for managing sport in the 21st century.


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