University of Tennessee
Sport Management Doctoral Program
Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies
The Sport Management doctoral program at the University of Tennessee has an opening for the fall 2014 semester. The program is housed in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies and is a specialization in the Sport Studies concentration. This position includes a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. The candidate will teach classes in the Sport Management curriculum each semester and possibly teach classes in the Physical Education and Activity Program.
Candidates should have research interests in at least one of the following areas: 1) collegiate athletics, 2) sport communication, 3) law and governance, or 4) environmental sustainability.
The Sport Management doctoral program prepares graduates for positions as faculty members in higher education. The coursework for the program is developed between the student and the faculty advisor to meet the educational goals of the student. Students have the flexibility to develop a program that allows them to focus on the area of Sport Management in which they have an interest.
Doctoral students will receive training in research design and methodology and are expected to conduct research outside the requirements of the classroom. The program consists of 15 hours within the concentration, 18 hours of research courses, nine hours within the specialization and a minimum of six hours in an outside or cognate area.