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Diploma Programs in Sport Business

Obtaining a diploma takes between one to two years of dedicated work, and it can help students fill in educational gaps they may have in their academic career. Earning a diploma may also help prepare graduates for professional careers or for continuing their education. You may be thinking, what is a diploma in sport business? This academic option includes classes such as foundations of marketing,… Read more

Obtaining a diploma takes between one to two years of dedicated work, and it can help students fill in educational gaps they may have in their academic career. Earning a diploma may also help prepare graduates for professional careers or for continuing their education.

You may be thinking, what is a diploma in sport business? This academic option includes classes such as foundations of marketing, fundamentals of business, business accounting and communication, sports facilities management, sports tourism, and sports management. Many schools may also require students to fulfill an internship. Completing the required coursework as well as a possible internship can help students to be fully prepared for the work environment they will encounter upon graduation.

Graduates who earn a diploma in sport business tend to be very motivated, organized, and dependable individuals. They also learn to improve their existing skills in reading, communication, and teamwork, while gaining hands-on experience.

The cost of earning a diploma can vary widely for each student and depend on a variety of factors. Because of this, it is wise for students to speak with their prospective schools in order to receive up-to-date information regarding tuition rates and other charges.

Individuals who earn a diploma in sport business have many vocational opportunities available to them, such as sports marketers, sports agents, event promoters, sports account managers, or public relations managers. There are also various industries graduates can work in, from venue management and operation, sports policy development, and sports marketing to human resources. Other students may choose to use their diploma as the academic foundation for a four-year degree at a university or college.

Many schools offer classes in a variety of learning formats in order to accommodate students in all places and stages of life. To get started on your education, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Georgian College
Barrie, Canada

Students develop the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed within the sports industry. The fundamentals of business administration are introduced through courses in acco ... +

Students develop the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed within the sports industry. The fundamentals of business administration are introduced through courses in accounting, marketing, technology, research, and entrepreneurship. Operations in sport organizations are explored through the curriculum in fundraising, sponsorship, program planning, leagues, tournament organizing and scheduling, fitness, outdoor recreation and facilities. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
06 Sep 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Fanshawe's Golf and Club Management program is designed to teach you everything you need to know for a career in the ever-expanding golf and recreational club industry. Learni ... +

Fanshawe's Golf and Club Management program is designed to teach you everything you need to know for a career in the ever-expanding golf and recreational club industry. Learning in the golf management program isn't just confined to the classroom. As part of the co-op modified schedule, you'll enter the club industry at peak season and work alongside seasoned veterans to supplement your golf club manager training. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Students will acquire knowledge and practical competencies in the administration and management of small sports enterprises as well as reflect on their decisions made. More sp ... +

Students will acquire knowledge and practical competencies in the administration and management of small sports enterprises as well as reflect on their decisions made. More specifically, they will obtain those competencies in the functional aspects of management. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
30 Sep 2022
Campus
 

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University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport is designed for students from diverse backgrounds and delivered using flexible learning methods suitable for working professiona ... +

The Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport is designed for students from diverse backgrounds and delivered using flexible learning methods suitable for working professionals, domestic students and international students. The course structure enables full-time or part-time study where students can commence in either Autumn or Spring session to complete eight subjects. This nested course structure provides a solid grounding of the knowledge and skills required in a variety of high performance sport careers whilst offering the opportunity to advance and tailor knowledge and skills development at an advanced level. The course is developed and delivered in collaboration with industry experts from the field, with each subject comprising of a mix of theory and evidence-based practice. Research-inspired course content is delivered by world-leading academics and industry partners, which allows students to apply an advanced level of knowledge and understanding to a range of areas that meets the diverse needs of the high performance sport industry. Graduates enter the workforce as autonomous, collaborative and responsive professionals capable of leading, managing and inspiring in the field. In the Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport, students undertake up to two professional internships with organisations in the sport industry. This allows students to apply their knowledge, develop professionally and network with industry partners. Students are encouraged to develop their ideas and test these in real world environments with practical relevance. Current workplace employment may also be considered for supplemental credit towards these internships. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jul 2022
Campus
 
UC Riverside Extension
Riverside, USA

As the sports industry grows, so will the demand for professionals in athletics to build and promote the best teams, successfully negotiate contracts and finances, and demonst ... +

As the sports industry grows, so will the demand for professionals in athletics to build and promote the best teams, successfully negotiate contracts and finances, and demonstrate global awareness. This program prepares you to take the lead. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
34 weeks
English
19 Sep 2022
15 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Augusta Technical College
Augusta, USA +3 More

The Golf Course Management, Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for varied golf industry careers. Learning opportunities develop academic, te ... +

The Golf Course Management, Diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for varied golf industry careers. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Josoor Institute
Ayn Ibn Fuhayd, Saudi Arabia

Josoor Institute offers and awards Diploma Programmes in Sports Management designed to enhance the knowledge and skill sets of those hoping to pursue careers in the Sports Man ... +

Josoor Institute offers and awards Diploma Programmes in Sports Management designed to enhance the knowledge and skill sets of those hoping to pursue careers in the Sports Management or those who already hold positions in these dynamic and exciting fields. -
Diploma
English, Arabic
 
Golf Management Institute of Canada
Oakville, Canada

Our online courses are designed for individuals who wish to develop or upgrade their knowledge, skills, and abilities for an exciting career in golf and resort management. A r ... +

Our online courses are designed for individuals who wish to develop or upgrade their knowledge, skills, and abilities for an exciting career in golf and resort management. A rich and flexible environment to learn engages all participants by using leading-edge content and collaborative functionality. Program Features 10-course diploma or 5-course certificate offered online; Collaborate with a diverse group of professionals within the golf industry. -
Diploma
English (Canada)
Online
 
Gold Coast International College
Sunshine Coast, Australia

This qualification reflects individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organizational capacity. These individuals have a high degree of auton ... +

This qualification reflects individuals who work in the sport and recreation industry in a management or organizational capacity. These individuals have a high degree of autonomy and manage the effective provision of services or programs in locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres, and community recreation centres. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lancaster and Morecambe College
Lancaster, United Kingdom

This is a Level 5, two-year, Full-Time course geared towards a fast-growing sports coaching industry career. The course aims to introduce students to the theory and applicatio ... +

This is a Level 5, two-year, Full-Time course geared towards a fast-growing sports coaching industry career. The course aims to introduce students to the theory and application of sports coaching in sporting environments. -
Advanced Diploma
English
Campus
 
Cambridge Regional College
Cambridge, United Kingdom

This one year program is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and understanding that underpin the study of sport. It aims to continue their education through ap ... +

This one year program is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and understanding that underpin the study of sport. It aims to continue their education through applied learning and want to pursue or advance their careers in sport. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Winston College
New Westminster, Canada

This program will provide students a fundamental understanding of managing the business of sport. It focuses on aspects from a contemporary perspective which includes communic ... +

This program will provide students a fundamental understanding of managing the business of sport. It focuses on aspects from a contemporary perspective which includes communications, marketing, and ethics. In general, it will enable students to gain knowledge, understanding, skills, and values in functional and general administrative areas. The sports industry relies heavily on the skills, dedication, and contribution of sport managers as they work alongside volunteers, players, coaches, and other stakeholders developing and guiding the business of sport. Students will also have the opportunity to obtain a certified personal trainer certificate upon successful completion of an external exam administered by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). -
Diploma
English (Canada)
Campus
 
Cyberlynx International College
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

If you eat, drink, dream football, you’ve come to the right place. Turn your burning passion for football into a viable career through a Diploma in Football Studies. This 2.5- ... +

If you eat, drink, dream football, you’ve come to the right place. Turn your burning passion for football into a viable career through a Diploma in Football Studies. This 2.5-year programme enables you to view the complexities and fundamentals of football management through a practical lens. -
Diploma
English
Campus
 
Universidad de San Martín de Porres
Santa Anita, Peru

The Diploma is aimed at training sports leaders or anyone connected with the administration of sports institutions or the world of sports in general, or the training of profes ... +

The Diploma is aimed at training sports leaders or anyone connected with the administration of sports institutions or the world of sports in general, or the training of professionals from any field (lawyers, graduates in economics, administration, communication, finance or marketing, journalists or physical education teachers) to achieve their inclusion in the sports leadership or improve the levels of professional advice to sports institutions. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 months
Spanish
Mar 2023
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management provides a broad overview of the sport industry, and is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills relevant ... +

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management provides a broad overview of the sport industry, and is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills relevant to that sector. With this in mind, the program includes subjects that develop a critical understanding of sport management across the areas of business, globalisation, governance, sport for social impact, and sport event management in both the Australian and international contexts. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus