Graduate Certificate in Sport Security Management


The graduate certificate program is designed to provide the necessary management capabilities needed to meet the safety and security challenges in sport environment.

The certificate program is ideal for anyone that:

  • Needs to acquire skills quickly to launch a new career
  • Already holds a bachelor's degree but seeks to start a new career not related to that degree
  • Needs to meet state or national licensing requirements

All classes are available online. 

Program Requirements

Students must have a bachelor's degree and meet the minimum requirement of a 2.75 GPA to enroll in the program as a non-degree-seeking student. If students choose to pursue a master's degree in sport management, they must follow current admission standards for the Sport Management Program and Graduate School.

Plan of Study

Required Courses

HPR 620 Introduction to Sport Security Management: 3hrs

HPR 626 Threat and Risk Assessment of Sport Venues: 3 hrs

HPR 628 Sport Event Emergency Response Planning: 3 hrs

Electives (Choose One)

HPR 642 Sport Venue and Event Management: 3 hrs

HPR 670 Organizational Leadership and Management in Sport: 3 hrs

HPR 677 Legal Aspects of Sport: 3 hrs

Total: 12-hour Certificate Program 

Links of Interest

Program Contact

Dr. Stacey Hall - Associate Professor

P: (601)-266-5599 Email: Room: HPR 229

Last Updated: April 2, 2013