Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Sport Leadership

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 12.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1314
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1081

About the Program

The Sport Leadership (SL) certificate at Drexel University aims to help students grow their abilities to be a leader and communicate effectively with athletes and program stakeholders. The purpose of this program is to help coaches become more of a valued asset to the athletic communities. Students range from former athletes looking for the next career move in sports, educators interested in moving into the field of coaching, and current coaches looking to take their coaching practices to the next level.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance for graduate study at Drexel University requires a four-year 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).

Program Requirements

SCL 501Coaching Theory and Principles3.0
SCL 503Pedagogical Strategies in Coaching3.0
SCL 504Coaching Psychology3.0
SMT 629Managing Coaches & Teams3.0
Total Credits12.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year (Part-Time)
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
SCL 5013.0SCL 5033.0SCL 5043.0SMT 6293.0
 3 3 3 3
Total Credits 12
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