Sport and Entertainment Law and Risk Management


The Sport and Entertainment Law and Risk Management certificate enables students to apply and evaluate fundamental legal and risk concepts to the area of sport. The certificate allows students to select upper-division courses that pertain to careers in sport and entertainment law and risk 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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Courses transferred upon admission to UF will be accepted for this certificate but not after the student has already been accepted to UF.

This certificate is open to online and residential undergraduate students, except sport management majors.  

Required Courses

SPM 2000Introduction to Sport Management3
SPM 4723Legal Issues in Sport3
SPM 4724Risk Management in Live Entertainment and Sports3
SPM 4725Advanced Legal Aspects in Live Entertainment and Sports3
Total Credits12