The Global Sport Leadership Doctorate of Education is an innovative, online doctoral program focused on developing the next generation of leaders and visionaries in the highly competitive world of academic and professional sports.
For those who are driven to lead and succeed, the Global Sport Leadership, Ed.D. offers a multi-faceted 100% online course delivery with global study abroad components to provide a world-class degree program and to deliver a global perspective of best practices from highly successful sports executives and dynamic academic faculty.
What is the Cost?
The Global Sport Leadership program is an online doctorate of educational program that begins each fall and is designed to provide the sport practitioner a global view of leadership in a variety of sport settings.
The cost per-credit-hour for this program is:
These totals includes tuition, fees, and field trips (with the exception of travel to the initial destination). If you are currently employed by a
college, university, or other institution that may provide tuition
reimbursement, please check with your Human Resource Department
concerning options that may pay a portion or all of your tuition and fee
expenses for you.
"One of the greatest strengths of this program is that it is sufficiently distinct in scope and market. The program has great potential to meet a real need in the sport industry and to train future innovators."
- Dr. Michael Sagas, Professor and Chair, Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management, University of Florida.
Below are examples of just a few of the courses within the program:
This program does NOT have a traditional dissertation. Instead, the
culminating experience is a Doctoral Capstone Project, which will
provide the student the opportunity to display learning gained
throughout the program into one, seamless project experience.
All students, domestic and international, must meet all doctoral admissions requirements of the ETSU School of Graduate Studies as described in the graduate catalog. The following are required for admission into the Ed.D. in Global Sport Leadership:
All materials should be submitted to
the ETSU School of Graduate Studies at the following address:
School of Graduate Studies
East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70720
Johnson City, TN 37614-‐1710 USA