Graduate Certificate

NEW Graduate Certificate in Sport Security Management

The University of Southern Mississippi now offers a Graduate Certificate in Sport Security Management.

The Graduate Certificate in Sport Security Management will be a total of 12 hours. This includes 9 hours of required classes and one elective:

NOTE: All classes are available online

Courses Required (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 hours)
Any SM graduate course approved by advisor

Total 12 hours


Students must have completed a bachelor’s degree and meet the minimum requirement of a 2.75 GPA to enroll in the program as a non-degree seeking student. If students choose to pursue the Master’s degree in Sport Management they must follow current admission standards to the Sport Management Program and Graduate School.

For further information, please contact Dr. Brandon Allen at