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An Online Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Athletic Administration

Throughout the country and around the world, advanced education is becoming a universal pillar and requirement in athletic administration. As a leader in provider quality online education for sports managers in professional and educational industries, American Public University offers a Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration. This career-relevant program is facilitated entirely online. The flexibility enables a variety of working adults to earn a graduate-level education without having to sacrifice their existing busy schedules.

Students gain interdisciplinary competencies including organizational and business management, sports law, leadership and athletic administration. This unique program draws professionals from a variety of backgrounds and career interests including professional, collegiate, high school, community and event management organizations.

American Public University consults with sports industry leaders and advisory councils to ensure the curriculum reflects current standards and emerging best practices that are leading the industry. Additionally, American Public University integrates accreditation standards defined by the American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP) within various Sports Management and Sports and Health Sciences programs. Some students may also earn ASEP certifications by completing required courses without having to complete an entire degree program. Our university has incorporated ASEP accreditations into various programs within the Sports Management and Sports & Health Sciences programs. Students can earn ASEP certifications by completing specified courses at our university without having to complete an entire degree program.

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A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Master’s degree and graduate certificate classes average 10 students.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Affordable
Textbooks & Ebooks

Some master's-level courses provide no-cost textbooks to minimize your expenses.

$370
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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