Sports IntegrityGraduate Certificate

We're going to train you to protect the sports that you love.

The Certificate of Sports Integrity is the first program in the United States to train students to guard sports from corruption, doping, abuse and match-fixing. You will learn skills, tools and resources that will help you succeed in your passion for safeguarding sports.

Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Required Courses
  • This course explores the national regulatory environment for bribery and corruption, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other federal/state statutes, and the international regulatory environment, such as the UK Bribery Act 2010 and other international statutes. Students will identify potential red flags for bribery/corruption activity, identify the significant components of bribery/corruption, and develop a sound investigative plan.

  • International sports betting is the largest segment of the sports betting world, and far exceeds the Las Vegas and European sports betting markets combined. This course will engage students in the complexities of the international gambling arena, national and international crime rings, the volume of betting, the types of fixing that has been pervasive in sports activities and movements in the international markets.

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: International Gambling, Fixing, and Corruption.

    This course builds upon the knowledge of the international sports corruption issues through exploration of the history of corruption in U.S. sports, including the widespread sex abuse scandals, doping, and fixing. This course shows how to recognize the wide-scale, but under-reported, problem of addictive behavior in young athletes and the links between the international gambling world and U.S. sports.

  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: International Gambling, Fixing, and Corruption.

    This course examines the sports gambling market, both legal and illegal. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of the system so a professional investigator can gain a complete understanding of the monitoring systems. The course introduces students to the top bookmaking sites in the world so they can see, first-hand, how pervasive the international gambling markets can be. Through the lens of professional gamblers, and former match-fixers, this course explores how the bookmakers and monitoring systems can be gamed.

Admissions Requirements

As this is a Graduate level certificate, applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree to apply. While it is encouraged that applicants have a Bachelors degree in a scientific discipline, all disciplines will be considered.

For application – a resume, transcripts of former degree(s), and a brief statement of purpose are required. The GRE and letters of recommendation are not required.

Tuition and Fees

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For current members of the law enforcement community and operational casework laboratory personnel (private/state/federal), there is a 30% tuition discount available pending confirmation of current employment. Click here to learn more about our discount programs.

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