Sport Management


The Sport Management certificate examines the interdisciplinary nature of the study of sport management, while applying the fundamentals of business to the area of sport. The certificate allows the selection of upper-division courses that pertain to a specific career focus in sport management.

About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Department of Sport Management (SPM) studies the impact of professional and amateur sports on the personal, social, economic, environmental, and resource infrastructures of society. SPM’s goal is to improve the overall quality of life by learning and teaching what leads individuals, families, and industry to value and benefit from sports.


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This certificate is open to all undergraduates except sport management majors.

Required Courses

SPM 2000Introduction to Sport Management3
Approved electives9
Total Credits12


Approved Electives

SPM 3012Social Issues in Sport3
SPM 3204Ethical Issues in Sport3
SPM 3306Sport Marketing3
SPM 3403Sport Information Management3
SPM 4104Sport Operations and Facility Management3
SPM 4515Sport Business and Finance3
SPM 4723Legal Issues in Sport3