Continuing & Professional Education Enroll and Online Learning
Home Programs Certificate Programs McCormack Sport Management Graduate Certificate
Print E-mail


The McCormack Sport Management Graduate Certificate


The McCormack Sport Management Graduate Certificate program from the Isenberg School of Management’s Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management will position students as savvy and confident business leaders. You will gain leading-edge expertise from faculty and alumni who have worked at the highest levels of the sport business. As part of the Isenberg School of Management, you will experience the world-renowned business education you need to change or elevate your career. Become part of a team of leaders as you earn your Certificate online — the program is flexible enough to fit your needs and rigorous enough to make you competitive.

Program Details

To satisfy the requirements for earning a McCormack Sport Management Graduate Certificate, students must take the core curriculum (9 credit hours) as well as 6 credit hours of electives for a total of 15 credit hours.

Required: (9 Credit Hours)

  • SPORT-MGT 595D Sport Management (3 Credits)
  • SPORT-MGT 623 Sport Marketing (3 Credits)
  • SPORT-MGT 635 Sport Law (3 Credits)

Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • SPORT-MGT 593B — Sport Promotion and Sales (3 Credits)
  • SPORT-MGT 595A — Strategic Sport Management (3 Credits)
  • SPORT-MGT 693A — Applied Sport Marketing Research (3 Credits)
  • SPORT-MGT 680 — Sport Management Policy (3 Credits)

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of electives. Any graduate courses offered by the Isenberg School of Management that have an appropriate focus on Sport Management are eligible to count as credit towards a Certificate in Sport Management.

Certificate requirements: The certificate is awarded to students completing the required courses with passing grades in each course (a combined minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a scale of 4.0). All courses must be taken through UMass Amherst.


Certificate classes are $825 per credit, or $2475 per course. There is an additional nonrefundable registration fee of $45 each term.


The McCormack Sport Management Graduate Certificate application can be found here. Applicants must submit an online application, resume, personal statement, and official transcript(s) from all postsecondary institutions awarding B.S./B.A./B.B.A. (Min. 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale strongly preferred). International students must submit a TOEFL score (a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based version, 250 on the computer-based version, or 100 on the Internet-based version is required). A waiver may also be granted based on exceptions as identified by the Graduate Admissions Office.

Fall 2014 Classes By Program

Need More Information?

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 413.545.0441

Enroll now Interested in Online Learning?