100% Online Athletic Administration Certificate Program
This certificate from East Tennessee State University will provide aspiring sport management professionals, middle and high school, junior college teachers, and athletic directors (within all knowledge areas) the opportunity to enhance their chances of obtaining an Athletic Administration position.
The graduate certificate in Athletic Administration aims to fulfill a marketplace need for high quality athletic administrators in interscholastic and intercollegiate realms. It intends to achieve this goal by providing students with knowledge and practical experiences in legal issues, administration of athletics, sport marketing, financing of sports, facilities management, and issues in sport management. Better administrators will better serve the schools and universities’ constituencies by improving the student-athletes’ experience, reducing potential liabilities, and increasing financial responsibility.
The Athletic Administration Graduate Certificate program curriculum and graduation requirements can be found in the Athletic Administration Graduate Certificate Program listing in the ETSU Graduate Catalog.
Credits to complete this program: 18 credit hours
|TN Residents||eRate (Out of State, 100% online)||Out of State|
|$601 per credit hour||$751 per credit hour||$1442 per credit hour|
*Note, tuition discounts are available for border county students.
Read more about cost, paying for courses, scholarship options and financial aid.
In addition to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies Admissions Requirements, prospective students in the Athletic Administration certificate program must provide three letters of recommendation.
Advising will be conducted online or in-person by Dr. Mauro Palmero, KSRM Graduate Coordinator.
Once the Certificate coursework is completed, students with a B or better grade in all classes may choose to continue their studies and apply for admission into the M.A. in Kinesiology and Sport Studies. For these applicants, all 18 credits for the certificate may apply toward the M.A. degree. These applicants will not be required to submit GRE scores for admission into the M.A. program.
Important information about program costs, education debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Athletic Administration at East Tennessee State University is available here.
Steps to Apply
Step 1 Create your ETSU Application Account by choosing the "Sign Up" option
Step 2 Sign into the ETSU Application Portal and select "Start a New Application"
Step 3 Choose "Graduate," select your student type (domestic or international), select "Certificate," term, then choose Athletic Administration and complete the remainder of the form.