Sport and Exercise Science, Ph.D.

Sport Administration Emphasis

The Sport Administration curriculum follows the guidelines set for the preparation of students in sport management by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the North American Society for Sport Management. The program is designed primarily to prepare students for academic positions in higher education. Some students may choose to apply their doctoral course work in careers in the management of sport in secondary and collegiate athletic programs and professional, Olympic and commercial sport business. For specific information on the requirements for this degree please see catalog course requirements.

Sport Administration Faculty
Admission Information

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UNC Graduate Program Ranks Top 5 Worldwide

The Sport Administration graduate program at the University of Northern Colorado earned a top 5 worldwide ranking from the leading publication covering the international sport business community. UNC is one of only two U.S. universities to make the top 5 in Sport Business International magazine's first-ever ranking of sport management courses around the world. Click here to view the ranking table.