Concordia University Chicago's doctoral program in sports leadership provides professional preparation for management and leadership positions with professional sports teams, intercollegiate and intramural athletics and recreation programs at secondary and post-secondary institutions, colleges and universities and amateur athletic organizations.
Offered as a specialization within the EdD/PhD program in leadership, the sports leadership specialization provides profession preparation for careers in private and public health and fitness clubs, corporate fitness and wellness programs, sports stadiums and arenas, and the sports marketing, management and communications firms that service the larger marketplace.
The specialization in sports leadership is designed to equip students with the ability to:
In addition to the overall objectives of the Leadership department and its programs, students will acquire the following knowledge, skills and competencies in the Leadership program’s specialization sports leadership:
Students who successfully complete this degree program will:
The doctoral degree specialization in sports leadership provides working professionals and sports enthusiasts the opportunity to achieve both personal and professional goals in today’s growing sports industry. Doctoral degree candidates typically pursue careers or attain academic credentials with the objective of working in a sports or educational environment in an administrative/leadership role.Apply Now