Diploma Programs in Sport

Students who choose a diploma program are often able to complete their schooling within just a year or two. This education option provides a very focused path with opportunities to apply principles and theories in a hands-on setting. These programs offer comprehensive exposure to the subject and the application of skills in a setting similar to the ones that students will experience after graduati… Read more

Students who choose a diploma program are often able to complete their schooling within just a year or two. This education option provides a very focused path with opportunities to apply principles and theories in a hands-on setting. These programs offer comprehensive exposure to the subject and the application of skills in a setting similar to the ones that students will experience after graduation.

The purpose of a diploma program in the field of sports is to produce graduates who are fully prepared to enter the workforce as professionals. What is a Diploma in Sport program? This course of study provides exposure to clinical and applied practices, an understanding of educational processes, and work with the behavioral and cognitive areas of sports. The program may involve work in biomechanics, biochemistry, and physiology. Classes may also involve the study of athlete monitoring as well as the technology used in sports.

The benefits of participating in this type of diploma program include access to specialists, sports scientists, researchers, and major sporting agencies. Students enjoy the benefits of quickly moving through their full-time coursework to graduation.

The cost of tuition and other expenses will vary between schools. This is particularly true as schools and educational institutions are located across many country borders. Those individuals who are interested in becoming students should contact each school for specific fee information.

Graduates may find jobs with titles such as Sports Scientist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Development Officer, and Community Fitness Consultant. There are job opportunities in the public sector and for private organizations. Graduates may find jobs working at schools as sports program coordinators, or they may choose to pursue further education in order to become researchers. The positions are often challenging and rewarding as graduates share their knowledge of health, fitness, and athleticism with others.

Those who hope to participate in the diploma program can start by reviewing the various options and schools. Look through the following information to determine where your interests lie. 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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N|A|M|E Dubai (Nest Academy of Management Education)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

N|A|M|E’s Diploma in International Sports Management is designed for graduates from all streams who intend to pursue Sports Management. The well-designed curriculum allows stu ... +

N|A|M|E’s Diploma in International Sports Management is designed for graduates from all streams who intend to pursue Sports Management. The well-designed curriculum allows students to understand and apply the business principles in the sports context. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

As a student in our health and fitness program, you'll study exercise science courses in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, principles of fitness, training with weights, exerc ... +

As a student in our health and fitness program, you'll study exercise science courses in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, principles of fitness, training with weights, exercise physiology, athletic injuries, and personal training. Additionally, you'll experience a variety of health and fitness courses to help you learn the valuable business skills that you'll need to start a successful career in fitness club management, or how to manage a club of your own. Our health and fitness program provides great hands-on, practical experience at Fanshawe's on-site fitness center. You'll also get two extensive on-site work experiences at one of the employers or community partners of the program. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, jou ... +

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, journalism and communication. The course draws from the disciplines of journalism, public relations and business to deliver invaluable learning experiences in media management, sports administration and marketing, audience development, and reporting and editing across text, video and audio. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Universidade Europeia
Lisbon, Portugal +2 More

Increasingly, results in football are not only dependent on player talent and coaching ability. The structural organization of a football club around its core assets is increa ... +

Increasingly, results in football are not only dependent on player talent and coaching ability. The structural organization of a football club around its core assets is increasingly a predictor of long-term success. A football manager should not only know the game and training processes inherent in player and team performance, but also master management and marketing skills, player identification and recruitment, leadership, communication and negotiation. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
120 hours
Portuguese
Oct 2020
Online
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Sports Administrator, Facilities Manager, Professional Coach, Fitness Trainer, Sports Marketer, Sports Sponsorship Manager, Events Manager and Marketer Practitioners research, ... +

Sports Administrator, Facilities Manager, Professional Coach, Fitness Trainer, Sports Marketer, Sports Sponsorship Manager, Events Manager and Marketer Practitioners research, identify, evaluate and control possible environmental health hazards. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
United International Business Schools
Zürich, Switzerland +8 More

This program is a top-up program that allows students to transfer more than 120 credits earned from other institutions and earn only the remaining number of credits to reach 1 ... +

This program is a top-up program that allows students to transfer more than 120 credits earned from other institutions and earn only the remaining number of credits to reach 180, the equivalent of a Bachelor degree, with a minimum of 30 in Pre-Master leveling courses in order to qualify for admission in our graduate programs. Refer to the graduate admission requirements for further details. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
06 Apr 2020
Campus
 
The Golf School of Excellence
Johannesburg, South Africa

Play and study golf in the perfect all-year-round weather of South Africa.

Play and study golf in the perfect all-year-round weather of South Africa. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Portsmouth College
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

This programme is designed for Footballers who are looking to progress as a player onto a Pro-club, a Scholarship in the USA or onto a University degree course in the UK. The ... +

This programme is designed for Footballers who are looking to progress as a player onto a Pro-club, a Scholarship in the USA or onto a University degree course in the UK. The whole programme is two-years long and combines lessons with training and fixtures so that the work that you are studying will be a part of your development as a player. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Johan Cruyff Institute
Barcelona, Spain

The main objective of the Postgraduate Diploma in Football Business is to educate you in the proper use of management tools for organizations linked to football. You’ll develo ... +

The main objective of the Postgraduate Diploma in Football Business is to educate you in the proper use of management tools for organizations linked to football. You’ll develop abilities to recognize business opportunities, establish strategies, anticipate changes and optimize resources. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Part-time
7 months
English, Spanish, Spanish
17 Feb 2020
Online
 
Sault College
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Students at Sault College will now have an opportunity to attend the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Located on the Carmarthen Campus in the United Kingdom, Fitness a ... +

Students at Sault College will now have an opportunity to attend the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Located on the Carmarthen Campus in the United Kingdom, Fitness and Health Promotion students will have the opportunity to transfer their credits to the University of Wales to receive a BSc (Hons) degree in Health and Exercise Referral. The University is part of a growing industry of educators with over 160 years of experience in offering physical education. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
BCA National Training Group
Darwin, Australia +1 More

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in sport development. Occupational outcomes for this qualification can vary from managing comp ... +

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in sport development. Occupational outcomes for this qualification can vary from managing competitions, sport venues and facilities and identifying and developing athletes. -
Diploma
Full-time
12 months
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
PGA International Golf Institute Australia
Australia Online, Australia

The Advanced Club Management program is ideal for managers who need to validate their existing club management skills, or are looking to enhance their current knowledge and sk ... +

The Advanced Club Management program is ideal for managers who need to validate their existing club management skills, or are looking to enhance their current knowledge and skills set to advance their career in management. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Online
 
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 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

This is a one year course targeted at those wishing to access the fitness industry. The course provides a range of professional qualifications relevant to working in the fitne ... +

This is a one year course targeted at those wishing to access the fitness industry. The course provides a range of professional qualifications relevant to working in the fitness field. The focus is on building both practical skills and theoretical knowledge to meet the career opportunism in this growth area. -
Diploma
Part-time
35 weeks
English
Campus
 
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 2020
Campus