Prepare to help student-athletes thrive with an online or hybrid Graduate Certificate in the fast-growing field of student-athlete development. Taught by leading professionals, the certificate’s four courses focus on supporting student-athletes on and off the field with skill sets in areas ranging from mental health and social work to diversity and inclusion. This certificate can be completed independently while working, and/or in combination with an M.S. in Sports Administration, M.A. in Higher Education, or Master of Social Work.
|Diversity and Inclusion in Sports
|Issues and Challenges Affecting the Student-Athlete
Plus one of the following courses:
|Athlete Entrepreneurship: Opportunities Created by Name, Image, & Likeness
|Health and Wellness in Athletics and Sports Management
|Sports Law and Compliance
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.
While online submission is preferred, if you need to mail materials, please send to:
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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.
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: There is no application fee.
Submitted with application.
Please note: Letters of recommendations should be provided by Professional or Academic recommenders.