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Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness Online


Prepare to successfully navigate the world of collegiate athletic brand management by gaining an understanding of the newly established opportunities available to paid student athletes. Learn to utilize social media and help student athletes monetize their private brands.

Next Apply Date: 8/5/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/20/24
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Next Apply Date: 8/5/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/20/24

Program Overview


Move ahead with A-State’s online Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness

Help empower collegiate athletes build and benefit from their brands with an online certificate in Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) from Arkansas State University. This certificate program – one of the first of its kind to be offered – will help you better understand the newly established opportunities available to paid student athletes.

Available to professionals and students alike, this online program will guide you to successfully utilize social media and help student athletes monetize their private brands. Increase your expertise in areas such as strategic communications, sports management and business. Courses specifically address situations where college athletes can receive compensation.

Prepare to successfully navigate the world of collegiate athletic brand management with this online certificate featuring. Whether you’re a collegiate athlete or someone who works with them, a comprehensive understanding of the rules and regulations of NIL will greatly benefit you.

In this online Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness program, you will:

  • Navigate the world of monetizing a personal brand as a collegiate student-athlete
  • Understand the world of personal branding and its impact for the student athlete
  • Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context using clear and appropriate forms of writing, tools, technology, and research
  • Employ communication perspectives, principles, concepts, and theories to create, interpret, evaluate communication messages
  • Examine legal issues and the rights of those involved in the sport industry
  • Navigate the world of monetizing a personal brand as a collegiate student-athlete
  • Understand the world of personal branding and its impact for the student athlete
  • Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context using clear and appropriate forms of writing, tools, technology, and research
  • Employ communication perspectives, principles, concepts, and theories to create, interpret, evaluate communication messages
  • Examine legal issues and the rights of those involved in the sport industry

Prepare for careers like these:

  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Marketer/Manager
  • Athletic Director
  • Collegiate Athlete
  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Marketer/Manager
  • Athletic Director
  • Collegiate Athlete

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A-State offers a variety of certificate programs in a convenient online format. Explore our full range of online certificate programs.

Total Tuition: $4,140
Program Duration: As few as 8 months
Credit Hours 15
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Tuition


Take advantage of flexible and affordable tuition

Our Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness online program features the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition for all U.S. residents. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

Per Credit Hour: $276
Total Tuition: $4,140

Calendar


Get started—mark these dates in your calendar

Our Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness online program is designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates a year.

Please note Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms are 5 weeks in duration for this program.

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Summer 15/28/245/14/245/17/245/23/245/24/246/27/24
Fall 18/20/248/5/248/9/248/15/248/16/2410/4/24
Fall 210/14/249/30/2410/4/2410/10/2410/11/2412/6/24

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 8/5/24
Start Class 8/20/24

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Admissions


Follow these steps to apply

Ready to get started on a skills-boosting certificate? Great! The process to get started is simple, and all you need is a high-school diploma or equivalent.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts
  • High school diploma

  • Hold a high-school diploma or equivalent

Note: You’ll only be eligible to enroll in courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the appropriate certificate program when you’re admitted.

If you’re interested in earning your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be eligible to transition into a degree-seeking program (and include these certificate courses) once you complete 12 hours of certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher. At the time of transferring to a degree program, you will be required to submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

  • When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
  • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcripts (or proof of equivalent).

If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 and we’ll be happy to answer questions.

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401


Foreign born students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

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Courses


Browse the courses in your online Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness

To earn your Certificate in Name, Image and Likeness online, you need to complete the following 15 credit hours of coursework.

Visit the Course Registration page to view the course schedule for this certificate.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Financial assets as vehicles for saving for the future, investments in combinations of assets to meet financial objectives, and how the financial objectives will change over the life span of the investor.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theories, concepts, and research associated with sport consumer behaviors.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Legal issues as it relates to the law, liability, legal systems and the rights of those involved in the sport, exercise, and the fitness industry.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An advanced course focusing on the theoretical, contextual and practical natures of persuasive images in the context of strategic communication.
Students must choose one of the following courses (3 credits).
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Course examines concepts and applications of social media within mass communications, news, advertising and public relations industries. We will explore and apply social media tools, integrating them into an organization's overall communication strategy.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive examination of the field of sport communication, with a complete approach to the applications of advertising, public rela­tions, and social media strategies in the context of sport communication.

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