Advance your understanding in leadership skills and principles used in athletic administrative positions. This includes areas concerning legal issues, policy & governance, and historical foundations of athletics. This certificate empowers you with the skills necessary to understand the demands of an ever-changing business.
This 12-credit graduate certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management is designed for current professionals to increase their understanding of leadership skills and principles. The graduate certificate will offer students the opportunity to be a part of the University of Kentucky tradition, while also advancing a knowledge base in leadership principles including but not limited to: legal issues, policy & governance, and historical foundations of athletics.
This graduate certificate is perfect for:
Athletics is a multi-billion dollar industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, sport related jobs will have a double-digit increase in market availability by 2022.
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGC of your intended program to confirm requirements.
Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.
College of Education
Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion
100 Seaton Building
Lexington, KY 40502
If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.