Feb 02, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Graduate Certificate in Sport and Recreation Management [Graduate]

Please note [Feb. 10, 2021] - An error in course requirements was corrected. See Addenda and Errata  for more information.

The Graduate Certificate in Sport and Recreation Management is offered by the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.  The focus of this certificate is enhancing management and leadership skills in the fields of recreation, sport, and health programs, services, and facilities as well as increasing the organizational effectiveness of sport and recreational organizations or entities.  The program is delivered 100% online.  The online courses use both synchronous and asynchronous teaching modalities to create interactive, dynamic, and supportive communities of learning.


Students who complete the certificate in good standing may be able to use the courses from the certificate to receive advanced standing in the course-based Master of Arts in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation.  Completion of the certificate does not guarantee admission to a master degree program.  The certificate may be used for both the basis of admission and advanced standing into the course-based master degree.  Details can be found in the Calendar under Regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Entrance Requirements

The requirements for admission will include a baccalaureate degree with a minimum AGPA of 3.0 along with a minimum of 1 year of professional work experience in a related area or field of work.  Students are also required to submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae or resume and one professional reference.

Program Requirements

The curriculum will consist of four (4) courses valued at ★3 each for a total of ★12.

Length of Program

All components of the certificate must be completed with 4 years from first registration for the certificate.