Graduate Student Success
School of Applied Sciences

Graduate Certificate Programs (Online)

Certificate in Academic Reform and Athletics Academic Success

The Academic Reform and Athletics Academic Success Graduate Certificate is a fully online program that includes four courses totaling 12 hours of graduate-level course work. Courses are offered in accelerated terms so that learners may complete the certificate in as little as one semester or as long as two years. This program will teach students what working in athletics academic advising and support entails along with introducing the technical elements of student-athlete academic eligibility. Students will gain an understanding of academic reform in the NCAA to inform their understanding of the current landscape regarding advising student-athletes.

The Academic Reform and Athletics Academic Success Graduate Certificate program is pending SACSCOC approval for Spring 2023.

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Certificate in Biomechanics

The Biomechanics Graduate Certificate is a fully online program that includes four courses totaling 12 hours of graduate-level course work. Courses are offered in accelerated terms so that learners may complete the certificate in as little as one semester or as long as two years. The program is designed for individuals with backgrounds in engineering, kinesiology, human movement sciences, health, medicine, and other health related areas that are seeking an advanced understanding of biomechanics. The certificate is tailored to enhance professional competencies in musculoskeletal anatomy, functional kinesiology, injury evaluation and treatment, biomechanics instrumentation, sports and occupational biomechanics, therapeutic interventions, and medical device development. 

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Certificate in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration

The Intercollegiate Athletic Administration (IAA) Graduate Certificate is a fully online program that learners may complete in as little as little as one semester of as long as two years. The program is designed for individuals that are seeking an advanced understanding of intercollegiate athletics administration. Students will develop current knowledge of the NCAA as an organization and an awareness of potential career paths in the intercollegiate athletics industry. The program is tailored to enhance professional competencies in NCAA governance, internal operations, external operations, and leadership skills with emphases in collegiate athletics organizations.

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Certificate in Evidence-Based Policing & Reform

The Evidence-Based Policing & Reform Graduate Certificate program is pending SACSCOC approval for Spring 2023.