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NCAA Compliance, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The accredited online Graduate Certificate in NCAA Compliance offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law provides students with the tools to ensure that collegiate athletics programs are complying with NCAA requirements. Students will develop and improve career related skills in the focused area of compliance with NCAA—National Collegiate Athletic Association—rules and regulations.

About

Study topics include contracts, labor law, antitrust, tax, torts, remedies, arbitration and constitutional law as these apply to collegiate athletics programs.

The certificate is a post-baccalaureate non-degree program designed for professionals working in collegiate sports programs, and those seeking career changes, who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance.

Program Features

  • Courses taught by the Kline School of Law faculty

  • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused training in NCAA compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in collegiate sports regulation

  • Students may apply for transfer into the Master of Legal Studies prior to completion of their certificate, and apply all earned credits toward the program

  • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to the Legal System
  • Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting
  • Ethics and Professional Standards
  • Governance Process
  • Rules and Infractions Cases
  • Rules and Enforcement Process

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
  • Resume

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1215 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1215 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1215 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1215 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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