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Graduate Certificates | Sport and Entertainment Venue Management

Sport and Entertainment Venue Management

Entrance Exam: Not Required
College of Natural Resources

Students in the one-year online Graduate Certificate in Sport and Entertainment Venue Management will experience state-of-the-art online course delivery methods. They include captivating recorded lessons from faculty and industry experts, virtual tours of prominent venues, virtual reality components, interactive discussion forums, and regularly scheduled real-time online class meetings. Whether you are interested in managing stadiums, amphitheaters, performing arts centers or sport arenas, this immersive program is right for you. It was designed in collaboration with industry experts to either advance your career or facilitate entry into this exciting field.


To be admitted to the program, students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (lower GPAs may be considered on a case-by-case basis). A standardized entrance exam is not required.

Plan of Study

The online Graduate Certificate in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management program is an online, 12-credit-hour program. Using an 8-week accelerated course format, students can take one course at a time and finish the program in two semesters.

Career Prospects

Billions of dollars are invested in public assembly venues worldwide to host sport and entertainment events that attract local residents and tourists while stimulating local economies. The Graduate Certificate in Sport and Entertainment Venue Management equips students with the skills needed to manage public assembly venues and to operate key facilities.