The mission of the Sport Management graduate certificate is to advance the knowledge and skills of students who seek a career in the sport industry. The courses are designed to prepare professionals for leading positions in sport organizations.
“Aspire students to make a positive impact in the world through sport.”
Requirements and application procedures for admission into the Sport Management program:
1. Contact the Program Coordinator of the Sport Management Program. 2. Completion of the online graduate application along with the non-refundable application fee. 3. Submission of an official transcript of the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college and university. 4. Submission of resume detailing previous work experience. 5. Submission of a cover letter that intends to address the following questions: a. How have your past experiences prepared you for graduate work in Sport Management? b. How will your knowledge, skills, and attitudes contribute to the Sport Industry? c. What do you hope to gain if accepted to the Graduate Certificate in Sport Management Program?
The Graduate Certificate in Sport Management consisted of fifteen (15) credit hours from courses delivered in-person and online.
SMGT-513 Sport Facility and Event Management SMGT-514 Principles and Practice of Sport Management
Choose three (3) of the following courses:
SMGT-518 Sport Marketing SMGT-520 Special Topics in Sport Management SMGT-521 The Art of Selling in Sport SMGT-523 Sport Leadership and Organizational Behavior SMGT-539 Sport Public Relations and Promotions SMGT-549 Sport Sociology SMGT-552 Sport Fundraising SMGT-553 Sport Information Management SMGT-555 Sport Law SMGT-556 Sport Finance SMGT-558 Sport Advertising
For 12 consecutive years (2012-2023) The Citadel has been named the #1 Public College in the South offering up to a master’s degree (U.S. News & World Report). The Citadel was also named the #1 College for Veterans in the South.
To learn more about the admissions process for this program, please email or call The Citadel Graduate College at (843) 953-5089.