The K-12 Athletic Administration graduate certificate teaches an array of leadership skills necessary for managing an athletic department in nontraditional K-12 organizations including charter and private schools. This concentrated, 6-course graduate program is ideal if you currently have a master’s degree and seek additional course work required to succeed as a high-school athletic administrator. If you do not have a master’s in education, you might want to consider our M.Ed. in Educational Leadership degree, athletic administration concentration.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Be prepared for leadership and managerial positions in athletic administration at the interscholastic level.
- Develop the skills required to meet today’s secondary dual role of managing an athletic department and performing everyday supervision and leadership duties as a school administrator.
- Develop specific leadership skills relative to athletic budgeting and financial management, handling legal issues relative to managing an athletic department, conflict resolution, and managing facilities.
This program has specific admission requirements.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|SPMT603||High School Athletic Administration||3|
|SPMT650||Legal Issues in High School Athletic Administration (Prerequisite: SPMT603 - High School Athletic Administration)||3|
|SPMT620||Leadership and Management in Sport||3|
|EDUC523||Supervision of Instruction||3|
|EDUC695||Capstone Seminar K-12 Learning Organization||3|