Communication for Sport Professionals, Undergraduate Certificate

Available: On Campus and Online

The Undergraduate Certificate in Communication for Sport Professionals helps students develop professional communication skills for careers in the sports and athletics industries. It is specifically designed for future specialists in sporting events and professional sports organizations, such as sports promoters/marketers, professional trainers, and event coordinators.

Gain In-Demand Skills

Students in this program develop and refine in-demand skills and will learn to:

  • Identify communication theories, principles, and research methods.
  • Apply strategic communication principles related to sport professionals.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication competence in sport contexts.
  • Synthesize information and present different viewpoints related to sport communication.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills in sport settings.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership of small groups in sport contexts.
  • Gather and evaluate information critically.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Summary
Length 18 Credit Hours
Required Courses Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Current SHSU Students

Current students have an opportunity to gain a valuable certificate upon completion of the courses.

To enroll, schedule an appointment or virtual drop-in with your advisor as soon as possible and let them know you would like to apply for this certificate program.

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