Northcentral University

School of Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Education - Sport and Athletic Management


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Education - Sports Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctor of Philosophy in Sports Management from Northcentral University is a rigorous, research-based degree program requiring learners to apply educational concepts and management principles in the planning, organizing, leading, and directing of sports and athletics. Emphasis is placed on the production, facilitation, promotion, and organization of sport products and services. Because this growing field requires scholar-practitioners with proficiency across a wide range of skills, the curriculum allows for a multifaceted exploration aligned with industry standards. In this program, learners will further their knowledge of competencies in sports management and coaching; explore working problems within the profession to discern solutions; and build an understanding of educational theories related to this field.

Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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