Interscholastic Athletic Administration, Certificate

The Interscholastic Athletic Administration Certificate is designed in a 100% online environment to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in an ever-changing interscholastic sports environment.  Interscholastic athletics includes high school athletic directors, high school coaches, assistant athletic directors at high school and middle schools.  Today, interscholastic athletics exists within a complex business, political, legal, and social landscape.  Important interscholastic athletic administrative skills include the ability to manage budgets, handle fundraisers and plan, organize and manage events.   In addition, a clear understanding of risk management fundamentals, legal statutes as well as staffing and human resource issues is necessary. 

Degree Requirements (18 hours)

Core Courses (12 hours)

Course Title Credits
SPTE 701 Management in the Sport and Entertainment Industry3
SPTE 640Venue Management: Principles and Practices3
EDLP 700Introduction to Education Leadership3
EDLP 705Legal Basis of Educational Organization and Administration3
Total Credit Hours12

Elective Courses (6 hours)

Course Title Credits
Select two of the following courses:6
School Leadership
School Finance and Business Management
Business Principles in Sport Management.
Special Topics in Live Entertainment and Sport
Sport and Entertainment Event Development
Social Media in Live Entertainment and Sport
Risk and Security Management in Public Assembly Facilities
Strategic Planning and Policy Development in Sport and Entertainment Management
Directed Study in Sport and Entertainment Management