College of Education

Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management

$44,160

average salary for graduates with a similar degree

3.5%

growth in the Health and Fitness industry in 2018

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Program Summary

Application Dates: 08/2/2019
12/9/2019
Start Dates: 08/26/2019
01/15/2019
Cost per credit: $685

Steve Parker

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Dean

Justin Nichols

Lecturer

Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion

College of Education

100 Seaton Building

859.257.8847

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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.

Program Summary

Application Dates: 08/2/2019
12/9/2019
Start Dates: 08/26/2019
01/15/2019
Cost per credit: $685

Sport Related Jobs on the Rise

This 12-credit graduate certificate in Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Management is designed for current professionals in athletic administrative positions 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.

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.

Application Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Sports, Fitness, and Recreation Management - Application Requirements

CV Upload Required

No

Personal Statement Upload Required

Yes

Writing Sample Required

No

Assistantship App Available*

No

GRE or GMAT

Not required.

Spring App Deadline

Applications not accepted.

Summer App Deadline

Applications not accepted.

Fall App Deadline

August 2

Number of Recommendations Required

3 Letters of Recommendation

 

*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGC of your intended program to confirm requirements.

 


Contact

Steve Parker

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Dean

Justin Nichols

Lecturer

Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion

College of Education

100 Seaton Building

859.257.8847

State Authorization & Licensure

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.