Graduate Certificate - Sport Leadership and Administration - Graduate Certificate

Program:
Sport Leadership and Administration - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
6801 Sport Leadership & Administrat
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Start Term:
FS22
College:
College of Education
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Department of Kinesiology
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

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College of Education

Department of Kinesiology

Graduate Study
Sport Leadership and Administration - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Leadership and Administration provides opportunities for students to develop expertise in the operational and administrative functions required for careers in sport organizations at the intercollegiate, interscholastic, and community sports levels. It exposes students to knowledge of the legal, financial, managerial, governance and ethical aspects of sport. The certificate is available only online.

Admission

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Sport Leadership and Administration students must:
  1. have completed a bachelor’s degree.
  2. complete the Intent to Enroll form if you are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at Michigan State University.
Students who are not enrolled at Michigan State University must:
  1. submit a university application and application fee.
  2. provide transcripts from all previous institutions of higher education.
  3. submit an academic statement of 750 words that clearly describes the applicant’s reasons for pursuing the certificate and the goals that the certificate will help them attain.
  4. submit a current resume of no more than two pages.
  5. take a test of English language proficiency for students for whom English is not a first language. 
Applications are reviewed by faculty who look for indications of high probability of success. Factors that are significant in determining admission are:
  1. a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher in the last two years of all undergraduate and graduate course work.
  2. professional goals that are consistent with the objectives of the graduate certificate.
  3. evidence of an understanding of the fundamentals of the sport industry.
  4. relevant career experiences, including employment, internships, or field experiences.
Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Sport Leadership and Administration

Students must complete 13 credits from the following:
KIN 849 Theory and Practice of Modern Sport Leadership 3
KIN 851 The Sport Enterprise 3
KIN 852 Ethics in Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration 1
KIN 853 Athletic Administration and Governance 3
KIN 854 Legal Aspects of Sport 3