Ph.D. students, emphasis: Sport Management

Ph.D. in Kinesiology

Emphasis: Sport Management

The Master of Arts in Sport Management concentrates on the theoretical and practical dimensions of the management of athletic events, sports teams and facilities, and the sporting process. The management areas studied include those in the public sector (interscholastic and intercollegiate sport) as well as fitness and facility management. Sport management policy and ethics are also a focus of this emphasis area and research agenda.

The program provides academic excellence by combining theoretical instruction and practical experience to prepare tomorrow’s leaders for success in the sports industry and marketplace. Students develop the tools of research and learn core concepts through an interdisciplinary curriculum with an emphasis on cultivating new ideas and improving operations in the sport industry.