The University of Southern Mississippi

Find Your Degree

Still Looking?

Please contact us so we can help!
Call today: (601) 266-5938

Earn your Sport Security Management Certificate!

Sport Security Management Graduate Certificate
Program Overview

Achieve your professional goals with the graduate certificate program in Sport Security Management from Online at Southern Miss. This online program is designed to provide the necessary management capabilities needed to meet the safety and security challenges in the sport environment.

This convenient and affordable program is designed to prepare current and future sports and entertainment professionals with the specialization capabilities and knowledge needed to meet the management challenges of homeland defense and security in a sports environment. Earn your certificate from anywhere, at anytime. Your life, plus college. 

Interested in a master’s degree?  We also offer a Sport Coaching Education online degree (MS), as well as a Sport Management online degree (MS).



Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

Required Courses (9 hours)

SM 620 Introduction to Sport Security Management: 3 hrs

SM 626 Threat and Risk Assessment of Sport Venues: 3 hrs

SM 628 Sport Event Emergency Response Planning: 3 hrs

Elective: 3 hrs

Any SM graduate course approved by advisor


Frequently Asked Questions

Students with a bachelor’s degree may earn the certificate.

Fall, Spring, or Summer.

Students can access the class through the internet from any computer with internet access. Most courses require use of word processing or spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office is preferred).

What are the costs?

For pricing information, click here.  As a student enrolled in a certificate program, you are not eligible for financial aid.  For detailed tuition information, click here