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Athletic Development Management

American Public University

2 months
370 USD/credit
370 USD/credit
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Combine your passion for athletic training with the knowledge needed to manage a sports or fitness business by enrolling in the Athletic Development Management MSc course at the American Public University.


Course Details

You learn about the science of training athletes for optimal performance in small and large groups, as well as business best practices for owning a sport-specific training facility or private coaching business. As a student at the Athletic Development Management MSc course at the American Public University, you build skill in managing finances and marketing as you become knowledgeable in exercise science, nutrition, sport psychology, and coaching techniques. In addition, your class in Sports Entrepreneurship allows you to develop a plan for a private coaching business.

What You'll Learn

  • Analyze sport movements and design movement-oriented exercise prescriptions
  • Understand anaerobic training and how it can enhance muscle strength, muscular endurance, power, flexibility, and motor performance
  • Apply managerial leadership concepts to contemporary sports industry practices
  • Evaluate best practices in measuring athletic performance and explain how to administer field tests appropriately

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Exercise and Sport Physiology
  • Nutrition for Sports Performance
  • Sport Psychology
  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Techniques in Coaching Strategy
  • Sports Marketing, Promotion, and Public Relations
  • Sports Finance
  • Sports Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU master's degree/graduate certificate programs require a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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