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Skip to content. The dissertation research should make an original and significant contribution to the student's field of research. The overall scope of the work will vary depending on the research area but it should be of sufficient quality, depth and originality to be published in peer reviewed scientific journals.
Students pursuing a PhD in Sport Management develop scholarly and research competence, culminating in an original doctoral dissertation contributing to the body of knowledge in sport business. The program is designed for students who intend to make their careers as scholars, teachers, researchers, and professionals in economics, marketing, philanthropy, and urban development, as they pertain to sport business. Each doctoral student works closely with a faculty advisor from the beginning of their degree program. A principal goal of doctoral student training is achieving competence as an independent scholar.