The concentration in Sport Administration prepares students to teach and conduct research in areas related to sport administration, including sport management, marketing, policy, consumer behavior, or communication. If you have a passion for sport management research and desire to pursue a career in academia, the Ph.D. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Administration
program may be right for you. The Ph.D. program guides students to think critically about the sport management industry, comprehend sport management theory, develop a line of research inquiry, and apply various research designs and advanced statistics to become sport management researchers and professors in higher education. If you are interested in the Ph.D. concentration in Sport Administration, meet with a potential research faculty advisor prior to applying. Students must have a faculty member who is willing to sponsor the student’s admission to the Ph.D. program.