Sports Management Certificate of Achievement

Code: COA.SPORT.MGMT

The COA in Sports Management offers students the opportunity to acquire professional business skills, understand the scope of Sports Management and the job opportunities available.

Areas such as Sports Agency, Sport Law, Facility and Event Management, Personal Training as well as Sports Marketing and International Sports are explored.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will have experienced networking and job interviewing skills through internships.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • List and explain the various career opportunities in Sports Management.
  • Use critical analysis in solving sports related problems and issues.
  • Analyze current and relevant information as it relates to sports management.
  • Work effectively in a sport business environment through a co-op internship experience.
  • Explain business practices and legal aspects related to sports management.
  • Plan, develop and manage a sports related event or activity.

Career Pathways

Athlete Representative  Professional Sports Scout  Sports Marketing Specialist 
Athletic Director/ Trainer
Sporting Goods Sales Representative  Director of Stadium Operations 
Sports Journalist, Broadcaster  Health Club / Fitness Center: Owner, Operator, Manager  Sponsorship Coordinator  

First Semester

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

WEX-101Dynamics of Health and Fitness

2

WEX-126Sports Administration

3

Total Credit Hours:8

Second Semester

BUS-203Sports Marketing

3

WEX-127Sports Facilities & Events Management

3

WEX-283Co-Op Work Experience [Sports Management]

3

-or

WEX-128Sports Fundamentals

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 17

Specific Program Notes

Students are encouraged to take their courses in semester sequence order.

Please note that required courses may have prerequisites. Click on each course to view details.

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.