Canadian Vocational and ICT Academy Inc


Canadian Vocational and ICT Academy Inc

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Diploma in Sport Administration

What will I learn?

Students develop the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed within the sport industry. The fundamentals of business administration are introduced through courses in accounting, marketing, technology, research, and entrepreneurship. Operations in sport organizations are explored through curriculum in fundraising, sponsorship, program planning, leagues, tournament organizing and scheduling, fitness, outdoor recreation and facilities. In addition to the theoretical components of the program, practical experience is obtained through community leadership opportunities and field placements.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • assess the political, economic and historical context when developing business strategies for a sport organization;
  • perform work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations and business practices in the sport industry;
  • provide leadership in order to accomplish organizational goals;
  • support the administration and operations of a sport organization;
  • develop marketing strategies for a sport organization;
  • use information technology and software programs relevant to the sport industry;
  • employ accounting and financial information to support the operations of a sport organization;
  • plan, implement and evaluate sport programs and events;
  • conduct and present research to support business decision making in a sport organization;
  • develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development as a sport industry professional;
  • employ environmentally sustainable practices in the sport industry;
  • apply entrepreneurial strategies to respond to opportunities in the sport industry.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program may be eligible for entry-level positions within amateur athletic associations, professional sport organizations, sport governing bodies, regional, provincial, national and international sport competitions, municipal parks and recreation departments, college and university athletic centres, varsity and intramural programs, community facilities, resorts, private and commercial clubs, event companies, outdoor adventure centres, sport retailers, equipment manufacturers, sport related charities and foundations.

Work Integrated Learning: 2 Field Placements


Study options

Full Time (24 Month)

Tuition fees

CAD$14,290.00 (US$ 19,224) per year

Start date

5 September 2023, 8 January 2024


Online/On Campus

Ontario (ON),


Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must hold OSSD or equivalent with the following:

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

  • any Grade 11* or 12 Mathematics (C, M or U) *Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet CVIA language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of CVIA GAAS – English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

About CVIA

CVIA collaborates with its affiliates in delivering full degrees, certifications, postgraduate diplomas, and customized just-in-time workshops & seminars, via its comprehensive 35 certificates (over 150 40-hour courses).

Driven by the strong demand for global executive education focused on leading and managing information technology initiatives, with programs for IT & non-IT executives from entry level to C-level.

Jerry Luftman Ph.D. has leveraged his experience as a CIO, IT management consultant, and academic, with his strong network of prominent academics and IT practitioners, to provide a valuable and innovative portfolio of IT management education offerings

The institute affiliates are comprised of leading universities and management associations, and over 300 prominent academics, practitioners, and management consultants, from around the globe.

Most affiliates participate in several of the GIIM Executive and Management Boards that make decisions regarding the 35 IT Management Certificates and their respective content.

The engagement of these industry and academic leaders provides a strong endorsement for the quality and value of GIIMs 35 certificates.

All courses adhere to leading international accreditation agency (e.g., AACSB, EFMD, AMBA, EQUIS, NSCHBC, NBA, ABET, Middle States Association) standards and expectations (e.g., European e-Competence Framework).