Sport Marketing Undergraduate Certificate

Understand the different facets of marketing and how they relate to the sport and recreation industries with the Sport Marketing Undergraduate Certificate in Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. This 12-credit undergraduate certificate integrates business principles with innovative marketing concepts that can be applied directly in the field.

Coursework focuses on the analysis of essential marketing, promotion and sales principles, as well as the guidelines for formulating marketing goals and strategies. You’ll explore how competition and environmental changes have impacted the industries over time. You’ll also have the flexibility to customize your curriculum through electives that delve into consumer behavior, fundraising and sponsorship, media and communication, and sales management.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Sport Marketing is open only to non-Sport and Recreation Management majors, and it is tailored for students interested in the field. Students have the option to count the credits earned in this certificate program toward the Sport Management minor.

Classes & Curriculum

Through the coursework, you’ll gain a broad perspective in the concepts critical to sport and recreation marketing. The 12-credit certificate comprises two required courses, which are

  • Advanced Marketing for Sport and Recreation and
  • Marketing Management in Sport and Recreation.

Students also choose two of the following elective courses.

  • Consumer Behavior in Sport and Recreation
  • Media and Communications in Sport and Recreation
  • Sales Management in Sport and Recreation
  • Sponsorship, Fundraising and Ancillary Revenue Sources in Event Management

Learn more about the Sport Marketing Undergraduate Certificate coursework.

Related Graduate Degrees

Careers

The Sport Marketing Undergraduate Certificate enhances students’ career options in fields such as

  • advertising,
  • event management,
  • marketing research,
  • merchandising,
  • public relations,
  • research and
  • sales.
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Tuition & Fees

The tuition for this Certificate Program is based on school or college of your major, program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

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