Sports Management

Graduate Certificate in Sports Management

Sports ManagementThe Graduate Certificate in Sports Management program prepares students to effectively manage in a wide array of sports-related settings including intercollegiate athletics, amateur and professional sports, and sports marketing firms.

The graduate certificate allows access to the outstanding athletic and recreation facilities on the university's main campus in Rindge, New Hampshire and the guidance of an advisory board with high-level representatives from the Boston Red Sox, the New Hampshire International Speedway, other sports venues, business and higher education. Advisory board members assist in providing networking opportunities and mentoring students throughout the program. Additionally, students have access to the University's Pappas Field, one of the most modern on-campus baseball facilities in the Northeast, as well as the Northfields Activity Center, a 72,000-square-foot exercise and recreation facility.

To accommodate the busy working adult, the certificate in Sports Management offers students a tremendous amount of flexibility. Students can enroll year-round at University centers in Manchester, Lebanon and Portsmouth, New Hampshire and in the online program. Classes are available in multiple formats for maximum flexibility and this degree can be completed 100% online. 

The University also offers an MBA in Sports Management. The MBA's action-based curriculum enables students to apply their coursework to real-world problems encountered daily in their organizations. The MBA is designed to meet the needs of working adults. Students can enroll year-round and classes are offered in the evenings. Traditional classroom studies can be combined with online courses.

Certificate Courses

GM 510 Seminar in Leadership
GM 562 Marketing Management
SF 502  Media Relations and Technology in the Sports Industry
SF 506  Change Management in Sports Organizations
SF 508  Facilities Management
Certificates can be completed in as little as 9 months; normal time to completion is 12-15 months.

Want to Know More?
View the College of Graduate and Professional Studies academic catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.


Franklin Pierce University

College of Graduate & Professional Studies