Algonquin College - Graduate Programs

Sport Business Management (Graduate Certificate)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:School of Business
Field of Study:Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Description:This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program prepares students for an exciting and successful career in the ever-growing multi-billion dollar sport industry. No longer is simple passion for the game a qualification for entry: a specialized business education is required. Successful sport administrators and managers are now well-trained, educated and highly skilled. This program prepares students to work within the broader area of sport, particularly the management and business aspects of the industry.

In three levels of study, the curriculum provides cross-disciplinary training related to: sport marketing; ticket sales; sport sponsorship; sport economics; sport finance; entrepreneurship; sport tourism; event planning and management; the sport bidding and hosting process; sport business in the social context; customer service; legal aspects of sport; sport governance; project management; community sport issues; and, sport management professional preparation. In-class work includes team work, case studies, role playing, optimal use of technology and a variety of practical assignments.
URL:Sport Business Management (Graduate Certificate) at Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,224
Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersCoaches

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: IELTS -International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with the minimum in each component: Reading 22; Listening: 22; Speaking: 22; Writing: 22.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 26, 2018