Graduate Diploma of Sports Administration

Graduate Certificate
in Sports Administration

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About this course

In a competitive and dynamic industry, the Graduate Certificate of Sports Administration is an innovative collaboration between Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) and Charles Sturt University (CSU).

The sports industry, at all levels, requires administrators who are familiar with the contemporary sports environment and who understand the increasing political, legislative and commercial complexity surrounding the administration of their field. Employers are continuing to expect managers to demonstrate credible qualifications at postgraduate level.

This partnership between the well-respected Charles Sturt University and long term sports college ACPE, is a partnership to craft an industry relevant graduate experience.

INTAKES

March 2017 | July 2017

FEE-HELP

Available

DURATION

1Y PT

STUDY MODE

Online

More Information

The sports industry, at all levels, requires administrators who are familiar with the contemporary sports environment. The increasing political, legislative and commercial complexity of the issues surrounding the administration of sport has demanded managers with enhanced qualifications at a postgraduate level.

Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the contemporary sports environment and the business skills needed to work as an administrator in the Australian, and international sports industry.

Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the modern sports environment and the business skills needed to work as an operational manager in the Australian, and international sports industry.

Sports Administration is an increasingly sophisticated field and career opportunities exist in areas such as sport simulation, sport analysis, sport marketing, sport public relations, sport management and player management. A post graduate qualification in sports administration with practical work experience can open up a world of careers and employment possibilities.

For information about costs associated with the ACPE subjects, download the ACPE List of Units and Tuition Fee Schedule for 2016.

For information about costs associated with the CSU subjects, visit the CSU website.

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • SPB4301 (ACPE) - Principles of Sports Administration
  • SPB4305 (ACPE) - Managerial Accounting and Finance Management in Sports Administration
  • MKT501 (CSU) - Marketing Management
  • MGT510 (CSU) - Strategic Management

A pathway towards your future career

The Graduate Certificate in Sports Administration is the first step towards your dream career in the sports industry. Once you complete your studies with us you can receive advanced standing to progress to ACPE’s fully online Graduate Diploma in Sports Administration and then continue to CSU’s Masters in Sports Administration.

Job titles you could hold:

  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Researcher

Further study options:

  • Government and semi-government agencies
  • Not-for-profit sport organisations and businesses
  • Professional sports leagues
  • Private sports organisations and businesses

Job Growth Insight

49.6%

Increase in employment for Specialist Managers in the next 5 years

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