What you will learn
- Sport and recreation administration and leadership
- Effective communication
- Business administration
- Human resources management
- Business ethics and finance
- Sales and marketing
- Networking and public relations
- Program planning and event management
- Coordination of sport and recreation activities
- Goal setting and evaluation
- Problem solving
What to expect
- 18 months to three years of part-time study
- Lectures and presentations
- Practical examples and discussions
- Individual and group work
- Interactive classroom activities
- Collaborative activities
- Case studies
- Assignments, projects, presentations
- Quizzes and tests
- 200-hour practicum experience
Applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
To be successful in this program, we recommend a minimum of English 12 or equivalent.
- This program is available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school. (Some exceptions may apply.)
- Applicants must submit official transcripts and educational documents as required by their course or program.
Recommended characteristics of students enrolling in the Sport and Recreation Management Certificate include the following:
- Open minded
- Flexible, adaptable
- Open to change
- Ability to work in a team and independently with confidence
- Ability to reflect on own practice
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Enthusiastic, positive attitude
- High performance standards
- History of leadership
- Active involvement in sport and recreation activities
This program can be completed in eighteen months to three years. This program must be completed within five years.
|LEAD 1150||Introduction to Business||2|
|LEAD 1151||Human Resource Management||2|
|LEAD 1153||Sales and Marketing Management||2|
|LEAD 1154||Business Ethics||2|
|MSKL 1101||Interpersonal Communication Skills||2|
|SPRT 1110||Introduction to Sport and Recreation Management||2|
|SPRT 1120||Sport and Recreation Planning||2|
|SPRT 1130||Sport and Recreation Media and Public Relations||2|
|SPRT 1140||Sport and Recreation Event Management||2|
|SPRT 1150||Sport and Recreation Practicum||10|
This guide is intended as a general guideline only. The college reserves the right to make changes as appropriate.
* This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.
Fees and other costs*
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0 - 2
0 - 3
0 - 4
|Materials||0||not including textbooks|
|Medical & Dental||0|
|Program-specific extra fees||0|
* Fees are approximate and subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Application and assessment fees are non-refundable.
Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
Any refunds are issued according to VCC's refund policy.