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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Ed Ldrshp & Higher Education
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This certificate is designed to assist entry level and current professionals to better perform associated duties in the various athletic academic content areas. Emphasis is on the development and expansion of student-athlete services to enhance academic success, leadership skills, administration of athletics in universities, and student development as an integral part of the student-athlete experience. Additionally, it is designed to expand their knowledge of topics relevant to student athletics including student development theory, organization and administration, athletics in American universities, and academic success in the student athlete. Those enrolled in the program must complete a practical internship. The program also provides a benefit to practicing athletic advisors and administrators and faculty interested in becoming more knowledgeable in these areas.

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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