Accelerate Your Doctoral Degree and Be a Leader in the Sports Management Field

The Academy’s FastTrack doctoral degree option allows you to finish your Doctor of Education degree in sports management in as little as three years, with one additional year for your doctoral dissertation. The accelerated program will help to put your degree – and your career as a leader in the sports management profession – on the FastTrack.

The need for highly educated, ethical leaders in sports has never been greater. The Academy’s FastTrack doctoral program is designed by sport industry professionals to help create leaders in the global sport industry. The program’s accelerated pace will prepare you to advance your career sooner and in turn, may help to boost your earning potential.

3 Year Doctorate

Build Your Professional Network and Progress with Peers:

Our FastTrack Doctor of Education degree in sports management option allows you to build your professional network as you work together in a cohort of your peers in the field.  When you graduate, you’ll be able part of the Academy’s global Alumni Network of professionals working at every level of sport around the world.

Your Coursework is Designed to Prepare You for Work in the Field:

Our FastTrack option allows you to build your workload management skills to better prepare you for the fast-paced, rapidly-evolving sports management field. In addition, you’ll be able to use the things you learn in the classroom – more than just the “X’s and O’s” of sport – in your current work. Academy graduates often tell us that our well-rounded, sport-focused education was almost immediately applicable in their career.

Each five-week course consists of weekly discussions, individual projects/assignments, and papers/exams. Initial discussion posts are due every Thursday and peer responses are due every Sunday. Weekly assignments are due at the end of each week. Students are able to interact in weekly discussions and learn from each other.

Our Degree Programs are Highly Personal:

We offer one of the most personal doctoral education experiences around. Rated among the best schools in American for faculty to student ratio, our online learning model encourages one-on-one faculty to student interaction. That means you will have access to a personalized educational experience from some of the world’s brightest minds in the sports field. Our students love the comprehensive curriculum and personal touch, so much so that our end-of- course surveys tell us that more than 95% would recommend the Academy’s programs to their friends and colleagues.