A sports management doctoral program designed for working professionals.
The Academy’s Doctor of Education degree in Sports Management is a one-of-a kind program specifically designed to meet the needs of recent master’s degree earners and working professionals who aim to be leaders in the sports industry. The program provides students with a meaningful education and technical preparation for the fast-paced, competitive world of sport professions.
A degree that meets the highest standards.
The Academy is a member of the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE), which promotes and facilitates coaching competence; oversees and evaluates the quality of coaching education programs; and accredits coaching education programs that meet its comprehensive standards.
Sport is our business. You are our focus.
The Academy’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Sports Management degree is a 66-semester hour program designed to prepare students to perform with a high degree of efficiency and proficiency in the sports industry. There are three areas of specialization offered as part of the Ed.D. including Leadership, Marketing, or Human Resource Management.
Students applying for the Academy’s doctoral degree program must submit all previous official transcripts and have successfully finished an graduate degree program. Students must also prepare a written personal statement with an autobiography, career plans and expected goals for pursuing a master’s degree from the Academy and submit three recommendations.