Program Overview

Tiffin University offers Graduate Degree in Sports Management for professionals in sports and related fields interested in developing specific and practical leadership skills relating to sports for the purpose of expanding their career opportunities and professional credentials. Students will learn about the operation of sports organizations and the major requirements of specialization and leadership required for those organizations, such as fundraising and development, and understanding compliance with practices and procedures of athletic governing bodies.

Students will learn about the administration of sports organizations and specialize in the administration and leadership of those organizations. Those classes include individual and team work, communication and fundraising in sports, business strategies in sports, personnel management in sports, sports mentorship, and legal and ethical issues in management.

Students completing the program will have demonstrated the necessary educational and professional qualifications for roles related to management of sports teams and related organizations.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate effective professional and interpersonal practices essential in the business of sports administration, to develop a range of professional strategies that promote their effectiveness in a business environment, and to demonstrate ethical, legal, and responsible behavior toward sports competitions, and understand the role that sports organizations have in society as leaders and role models as members of the business community.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    School Overview

    Tiffin University was established in 1888 and has nurtured a student-centered setting and a strong sense of real community for our students, faculty and staff. TU has successfully transitioned from traditional seated students to a mixture of seated and online students, from across the country and around the world. Tiffin University provides a personal and practical education for motivated students who want real-world experience and results.

    Tiffin University awards associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, many of which can be earned completely online.


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