The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and George Washington University School of Business provides continuing education for youth sports professionals.

The George Washington University (GWU) School of Business

The rapidly changing sports market is requiring more sophisticated marketing and greater fiscal responsibility from sports organization and their management. At the same time, sports industry managers do not often have the time, resources or opportunity to earn an advanced management degree or relevant management training.

The NCYS has partnered with internationally renowned The George Washington University (GWU) School of Business to develop a customized, flexible and affordable educational program that provides management-related courses to NCYS executives to address the existing market.

The CERTIFIED SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR courses are ideal for youth sports administrators, managers, volunteers, coaches who do not have the time to attend an in-person classroom setting. The program was designed with convenience in mind. You have three months to complete each course. Users can bookmark their spot so they can exit and re-enter the course, it’s accessible 24 hours a day, and online learning gives users the opportunity to learn at their own pace.

Courses offered are:

  • Sports Marketing; Sponsorship
  • Risk Management
  • Sports Event Management
  • Funding Sports Organizations
  • Management & Leadership of Sports Organizations

Each course is conveniently offered online through the NCYS website. Completion of all six courses earns one the prestigious CSA designation along with a signed and sealed Certificate from NCYS and GWU.

About GWU School of Business

The George Washington University School of Business is the professional business school of The George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. It is ranked as one of the top business schools in the United States, with globally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs.

The GW School of Business awards Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Finance degrees at the undergraduate level and a range of specialized masters and doctoral degrees at the postgraduate level.