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National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and APU support your success through education.


Helping you reach your goals is our shared priority.

American Public University (APU) and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) are working together to provide courses that directly apply towards the NIAAA Registered Athletic Administrator or the NIAAA Certified Athletic Administrator certifications.

The following (APU) courses cover content and materials for the NIAAA Leadership Training Courses (LTC):

(APU) SPMT603 - High School Athletic Administration includes:

  • LTC 501-Athletic Administration: Guiding Foundations and Philosophies
  • LTC 502-Athletic Administration: Strategies for Organization Management
  • LTC 503-Athletic Administration: Enhancing Organization Management

(APU) SPMT650 - Legal Issues in High School Athletic Administration includes:

  • LTC 504-Athletic Administration: Legal Issues I (Risk Management)
  • LTC 506-Athletic Administration: Legal Issues II (Title IX, Sexual Harassment)

Note: (APU) SPMT603 began offering NIAAA LTC courses in January, 2014, and SPMT650 began offering NIAAA LTC courses in September, 2014. Courses completed prior to these dates do not meet NIAAA certification requirements.


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*We offer our military-affiliated students a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (military TA limit) and graduate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.

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