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Sport Analytics Certificate

Big data and analytics are buzzwords today. It is not an exaggeration to say that sports played a leading role in bringing analytics to the public consciousness. Any understanding of analytics should include its application in sports as well as the history and development of statistical analysis.

The Sport Analytics certificate program consists of five courses that provide cross disciplinary (program) exposure to instruction from the Sports Management and the Business Analytics Programs. The Sports Analytics program is appropriate for those already employed in the sports industry and are interested in transitioning in to the analytics department or for those that are seeking a certificate solely in analytics.

Note: Students are held to all prerequisite requirements; some students may require more than 5 courses to complete this certificate.

Note: Students may also seek approval from the Sports Management Chair or Business Analytics Chair to waive prerequisites based on previous College or work experience.


15 credits

Sport Analytics Certificate Courses

BBA 305 Advanced Excel for Business Analytics

BBA 350 Advanced Statistics for Business Analytics

BBA 430 Big Data and Visualization

SPM 305 Sports Management I

SPM 400 Seminar in Sports Analytics



This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.