Sports Analytics

Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Sports Analytics is designed to prepare students to carry out sophisticated data analytics in the sports industry. Students will learn how to frame problems in sports, collect and analyze data, perform visualization, hypothesis testing, and multivariate approaches, and communicate results to a lay audience.  

At a Glance

How many courses?

Four courses—all required.

How much will it cost?

$17,184 based on completing all courses during the 2024–2025 Academic Year.


Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

Course #Course Title
ADEC 7310Data Analysis
ADEC 7320Econometrics
ADSA 8015Sports Analytics


Complete one of the following courses:

Course #Course Title
ADSA 7501Survey of Sports Administration
ADSA 7502Sports Marketing and Communication
ADSA 7503Sports Finance



Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Please note that non-US citizens are not able to receive a valid student visa for enrollment in a certificate program.  If you need a student visa to study in the US, please select an eligible masters degree.


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Start Your Application

While online submission is preferred, if you need to mail materials, please send to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Academic transcripts

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (minimum GPA 3.0)

Applicants whose undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0 will be considered for admission. Applications will be considered in light of other factors, including letters of reference and personal statement.  

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

Application Fee

Application fee: There is no application fee.



Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.

Please note: Letters of recommendations should be provided by Professional or Academic recommenders.

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