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Athletic and Outdoor Industry 

Portland State University

Postgraduate Certificate Online
790 USD/credit
790 USD/credit
649 USD/credit
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Our online Athletic and Outdoor Industry Graduate Certificate at Portland State University puts you on the fast track to a career in this exciting sector. Designed and led by seasoned pros from Nike, Columbia Sportswear, Yakima, Gerber Gear, and other Portland-based companies, the program has a 100% job-placement rate.

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This Athletic and Outdoor Industry Graduate Certificate at Portland State University attracts participants from across the United States and around the world. Whether you’re just entering the workforce, changing careers or looking for a specialized edge that equips you to advance into leadership roles, you can’t get better professional training than PSU offers in the online Athletic and Outdoor Industry certificate program.


  • Developed in collaboration with global leaders in the athletic and outdoor industry
  • Offered by the PSU’s nationally-ranked School of Business and the Center for Retail Leadership
  • Can be taken paired with a graduate program such as our Master’s in Global Supply Chain Management, MBA and MSF, or taken as a stand-alone certificate.
  • PSU holds elite dual-accreditation in business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Alumni have an outstanding job-placement record with world-renowned brands, including adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Cascade Designs, Gerber Gear, Keen, REI and Nike

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Competitive Dynamics in the A&O Industry
  • Product Management in the A&O Industry
  • Managerial Analytics
  • Pioneering Innovation

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20 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    790 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    790 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    649 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 649 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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