Certificate in NCAA Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Semester
Expected Time to Completion: 4.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 31.0504
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1193


The certificate in NCAA compliance is a post-baccalaureate non-degree program designed for individuals to develop and improve career-related skills in the focused area of compliance with NCAA—National Collegiate Athletic Association—rules and regulations. The certificate program includes a small core of general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in NCAA regulatory compliance. Ideal candidates include individuals working in collegiate sports programs who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as individuals seeking career changes. 

Admission Requirements

Acceptance for graduate study at Drexel University requires a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution. Applicants who have not received a degree in the United States are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

The program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis and requires 15.0 semester credits. Students may apply for transfer in to the Master of Legal Studies program prior to completing their certificate, and apply all earned credits toward the Master of Legal Studies.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
LSTU 510SNCAA Governance Process3.0
LSTU 511SNCAA Rules I and Infractions Cases3.0
LSTU 512SNCAA Rules II and Enforcement Process3.0
Total Credits15.0
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