Certificate in NCAA Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 20.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 31.0504
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1193

About the Program

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 core of legal compliance and risk assessment classes, 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 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

Required Courses
LSTU 551Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting4.0
LSTU 554Risk Assessment and Management4.0
LSTU 610NCAA Governance I: Division I 4.0
LSTU 611NCAA Governance II- Division II and III4.0
LSTU 612NCAA Infractions and Enforcement Processes 4.0
Total Credits20.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year (Part-Time)
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits
LSTU 6104.0LSTU 6114.0LSTU 6124.0
 4 4 4
Second Year (Part-Time)
FallCreditsWinterCredits 
LSTU 5514.0LSTU 5544.0 
 4 4 
Total Credits 20
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