Certificate in Sports Tourism Development
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Certificate in Sports Tourism Development. This is an innovative program that blends the study of sport and tourism, and will prepare students for a career in amateur or professional sports, sport commissions, and other sport tourist leisure services.

Students can expect to take classes in tourism planning and development, management of sports events, and sport tourism development. In addition, students choose electives from such topics as sport in America, sport journalism, visitor behavior, sport marketing, planning and operating sport facilities, and more.

This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.


  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • GPA of 3.0 (general expectation)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission