2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Athlete Support Services Graduate Certificate ♦

College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT
Department: Educational Leadership and Higher Education
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/elhe/

Program Description

This certificate is designed to assist entry level and current professionals to better perform associated duties in the various athletic academic content areas. Emphasis is on the development and expansion of student-athlete services to enhance academic success, leadership skills, administration of athletics in universities, and student development as an integral part of the student-athlete experience. Additionally, it is designed to expand their knowledge of topics relevant to student athletics including student development theory, organization and administration, athletics in American universities, and academic success in the student athlete. Those enrolled in the program must complete a practical internship. The program also provides a benefit to practicing athletic advisors and administrators and faculty interested in becoming more knowledgeable in these areas.


The Graduate Certificate in Student Athletic Support Services requires 16 credit hours.

Total Credit Hours Required: 16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree


Students will complete a 1 credit hour internship (15-20 hours) in an athlete services office or position approved by the faculty advisor.

  • EDH 6946 - Internship

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

Student Athletic Support Services Graduate Certificate​ *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 1
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Thomas Cox EdD
ED 315Q

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address
UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233