Partner Courses


Sports ETA and Ohio University have announced a partnership to educate the sports events tourism industry on legalized sports gambling. The partnership provides an opportunity for members to earn a master certificate in Sports Gambling Education from Ohio University’s AECOM Center for Sports Administration, and become an expert in the evolving U.S. sports wagering industry. This exciting new curriculum is one of the first online educational programs for legalized sports gambling in America.


The three courses in the Masters Certificate in Sports Gambling Education include:

1. SGE101: Sports Gambling Awareness, A 360° Perspective

Sports Gambling Awareness: A 360° Perspective provides students with an understanding of the critical concepts and considerations surrounding legalized sports gambling in the United States. Course topics include the regulatory landscape, implications of legal & illegal sports gambling, the importance of game integrity & compliance, and the influence in media, entertainment, marketing, and sponsorships.

2. SGE201: Analyzing Sports Gambling Integrity Challenges

Analyzing Sports Gambling Integrity Challenges prepares students for the challenges that compliance officers, administrators, universities and institutions face in the current landscape of legalized sports gambling. It is divided into 5 modules focusing on a number of topics including athletic integrity, compliance, oversight, working with regulators, and best practices for handling sports gambling challenges.

3. SGE301: Innovations & Insights from Sports Gambling Stakeholders

Innovations & Insights from Sports Gambling Stakeholders looks behind the scenes with sports gambling industry executives, innovators, sportsbooks operators, and sponsors regarding the innovations of the sports and sports wagering worlds. Key stakeholders share their experiences working in the business and their visions of where these complementary industries may develop in the future. Students will reflect on some of the key partnerships between sports wagering entities and teams and leagues as well as the crucial moments in the sports gambling world that were deeply affected by COVID-19 developments. Together we consider the shared experiences and insights surrounding innovation in the sports and wagering industries to determine its effect on you and your stakeholders.


Time Requirement:

Each of the three program courses takes about 8-10 hours to complete; therefore, the entire Master Certificate program takes approximately 24-30 hours for completion.



The cost for the entire Master Certificate Program (including all three courses listed above) is as follows.

$2999.00 for non-Sports ETA Members

$2549.15 for Sports ETA Members (after discount)



All Sports ETA members will receive a 15% discount when they register for the three-course master’s certificate program using PROMO CODE: ETA15 (cap sensitive).



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This Master Program is offered by our partners at Ohio University and is not developed by Sports ETA, therefore the course content is provided through OU’s education platform, not Sports Tourism Learning Institute. Participants will be required to create a log-in for OU’s education platform to register and complete the program. Completion of the courses and program does not earn learners Sports Tourism Strategist credits or Sports Tourism Learning Institute certificates. The Master Certificate awarded for completion is issued by OU, not the Sports ETA. Contact with questions.

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