Mar 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business of Sports and Entertainment Certificate

The Business of Sports and Entertainment Certificate is designed to develop insights and opportunities in a rapidly growing industry for K-State students.  The purpose of the Business of Sports and Entertainment Certificate is three-fold. First, it provides an opportunity for students interested in a career in sports or entertainment to augment the perceived value of their major and distinguish themselves on the job market. Second, it provides a deep understanding of the role of sports and entertainment in business, enhanced by hands-on, real-time experiential learning opportunities. Third, it provides an appealing context that both draws students and motivates learning in the essential areas of marketing, economics, and management, in a way that is transferrable to virtually any type of business.

Admission Requirements

Certificate can be completed by degree seeking students at Kansas State University or obtained as a credential on its own (free-standing). Students who do not intend to become a candidate for a bachelor’s degree at Kansas State University must apply for admission as a non-degree, certificate-seeking student. Such students must submit the admission application, application fee, and transcripts. Applicants must provide documentation of high school or GED completion and, if college courses have been attempted, official transcripts demonstrating a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for all post-secondary coursework. Students who later choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree must apply for admission as a degree-seeking student.

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must earn at least a 2.5 GPA in all courses taken to fulfill the requirements of the certificate program.
  • Issued by the K-State College of Business Administration, the student’s transcript will note the certification.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two of the following:

Total hours required: 15