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PhD & EdD in Kinesiology

Online Kinesiology & Sport Management Degrees

Enroll for September 2024. Become an expert in your field with our kinesiology and sport management programs.

Doctorate in Kinesiology Online Concentrations








Sport Management Degrees Online



The Value of a PhD in Kinesiology

CSP Global’s kinesiology doctoral programs are taught by world-class instructors and provide students with opportunities to gain real-world experience in the field of health sciences. Our PhD program offers easily transferable credits from past educational institutions, 100% online learning, no GRE/GMAT or comprehensive exam required, and opens up the door to many career opportunities in exercise physiology and human movement.

Students can expect to learn deep research methods, complete a research dissertation, and graduate ready to advance their careers. The field of kinesiology offers graduates many opportunities in research, physical education, nutrition, and more.

Skills You’ll Learn

In CSP Global’s kinesiology PhD program, students can expect to learn:

  • Advanced research methods: You will learn advanced research methods and techniques used in the study of human movement and physical activity. This includes experimental design, statistical analysis, and qualitative research methods.
  • Data analysis: You will gain expertise in analyzing large datasets and interpreting statistical results to draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Technical writing: You will learn how to prepare research manuscripts, grant applications, and scientific presentations in a clear and concise manner.
  • Critical thinking: You will develop critical thinking skills that enable you to evaluate research findings, identify research gaps, and propose innovative research ideas.
  • Collaboration and communication: You will learn how to effectively collaborate with researchers from different disciplines and communicate research findings to diverse audiences, including policymakers and the general public.

The Value of an EdD in Kinesiology

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An EdD in Kinesiology from CSP Global prepares students to pursue leadership roles within corporate wellness, higher education, and professional sports organizations, or teach at the post-secondary level. Typically, those with an EdD in Kinesiology will work firsthand with clients to improve their health or athletic performance. Gain professional experience in sport science and exercise training to prepare for entering the world of health professions.

Skills You’ll Learn

In CSP Global’s kinesiology EdD program, students can expect to learn:

  • Leadership: You will develop leadership skills that enable you to lead and manage educational programs related to physical activity and human movement. This includes skills such as strategic planning, organizational management, and decision-making.
  • Curriculum design: You will learn how to design, develop, and implement educational curricula related to physical activity and human movement. This includes developing learning objectives, designing instructional materials, and evaluating student performance.
  • Program evaluation: You will learn how to evaluate educational programs related to physical activity and human movement using both quantitative and qualitative methods. This includes assessing program effectiveness, identifying areas for improvement, and making data-driven decisions.
  • Communication and advocacy: You will develop communication and advocacy skills that enable you to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including policymakers, educators, and the general public. This includes skills such as public speaking, persuasive writing, and media relations.
  • Research and scholarship: You will gain an understanding of research methods and how to conduct scholarly research related to physical activity and human movement. This includes developing research questions, designing studies, analyzing data, and disseminating research findings.

Career Opportunities for PhD or EdD in Kinesiology

With a doctorate in the field of kinesiology from CSP Global, you will be set up for success in your future career. Our graduates have attained roles including:

  • Consultant
  • Program coordinator
  • Dietician or nutritionist
  • Health educator
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Health, research, or sports scientist
  • Post-secondary biometrics
  • Exercise science teacher
  • Nutrition teacher
  • Public health professional
  • Professor
  • Researcher

The Value of a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management

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The Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management synthesizes principles from sociology, law, business, and marketing to prepare students for multifaceted careers in sports, athletics, recreation, and entertainment. Upon completion of the program, graduates can expect to pursue opportunities across diverse fields, including sports facility and event management, sports media, sports marketing, sales, and game day operations.

Skills You’ll Learn

In CSP Global’s bachelor’s program in sport management, students can expect to learn:

  • Management: Strategically combine sport theory and business concepts to successfully manage a sports team or facility.
  • Research Methods: Use various research methods to explore principles and concepts in kinesiology and allied health.
  • Risk Management: Address legal issues in the sport and recreation environment through effective risk management.
  • Administrative Skills: Gain expertise in business fundamentals to address challenges and optimize operations in sport management.

The Value of a Master of Arts in Sport Management

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CSP Global’s Master’s in Sport Management program delves into essential management, strategic, marketing, and legal principles relevant to the field. Students will demonstrate mastery in applying, analyzing, and evaluating core concepts in sport management, encompassing areas such as sports marketing, financial management, business administration, and facility and event management.

Moreover, students will examine current trends in sport management, scrutinizing their implications and effects on industry professionals. Emphasizing leadership and managerial aptitude in the context of sport management constitutes a pivotal component of the program.

Skills You’ll Learn

In CSP Global’s master’s program in sport management, students can expect to learn:

  • Analyze Trends: Evaluate current sport management trends and analyze their relevance and implications on sport management professionals.
  • Leadership: Learn leadership and managerial competencies necessary for effective sport management practice.
  • Research Methods: Synthesize theoretical and research concepts from multiple perspectives to inform inquiry and practice.

Career Opportunities in B.A. and M.A. in Sport Management

With a bachelor’s or master’s in sport management from CSP Global, you will be well-prepared to advance your career in the sports industry. Our graduates have attained roles including:

  • Sports Marketing Specialist
  • Sports Agent
  • Athletic Event Coordinator
  • Sports Facility Manager
  • Sports Business Analyst
  • Athletic Director
  • Corporate Partnership Manager
  • Sports Media Coordinator
  • Athletic Development Officer
  • Sports Sales Representative
  • Sports Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Community Relations Manager

Benefits of Advanced Online Programs

Benefits Of Advanced Online Programs

In an era dominated by technological advancements, CSP Global’s 100% online doctoral programs in kinesiology (both PhD and EdD) and sport management programs (B.A. and M.A.) promise not only flexibility but also a robust, immersive learning experience, designed meticulously by our premier faculty. Embracing an online learning journey brings along a spectrum of benefits that complement your academic and professional development.

Accessibility and Flexibility

Advanced online human health programs grant you the privilege of accessing top-notch education from anywhere across the globe. You are no longer stuck in a specific geographic location and can pursue your degree while honoring other personal and professional commitments. This flexibility is pivotal for working professionals, parents, or those with varying schedules, as it allows for a more personalized learning pace and schedule.

Rich Learning Environments

Our online physical education programs leverage cutting-edge technology and innovative instructional design to create rich, engaging and interactive learning environments. Live webinars, interactive forums and digital resources provide a dynamic educational experience, enhancing your ability to grasp and apply complex concepts related to human movement and physical activity.

Networking Opportunities

Despite being online, our program development offers ample opportunities to network with peers, faculty, and professionals in the fields of kinesiology and sport management. Through online forums, webinars, and group projects, you’ll connect and collaborate with individuals from diverse backgrounds and geographical locations, thereby enriching your perspective and establishing valuable professional connections.

Incorporating Real-World Applications

The online programs at CSP Global are tailored to blend theory with practical application. Our curriculum is saturated with real-world case studies, problem-solving scenarios, and applied research projects that empower you to transfer academic knowledge to tangible, real-world applications, enhancing your proficiency and confidence in your field.

Continuous Support and Resources

From the inception of your program to its culmination, you will be surrounded by a network of support, including access to faculty, technical support, advisors of academic merit and a wealth of digital resources. CSP Global is steadfast in ensuring that your online learning journey is smooth, providing you with the necessary tools and assistance every step of the way.

Joining CSP Global’s advanced online programs allows you to pave a path toward academic excellence and professional development without borders, ensuring that your learning is unhindered and deeply rooted in real-world application. Dive into a learning experience where quality, accessibility, and practicality converge, empowering you to push advancements in the dynamic fields of kinesiology and sport management.

Resources for Prospective Students

Charting Your Course: An Inside Look at the EdD and PhD Kinesiology Dissertation Process

This special webinar features two professors alongside several students, providing an inside look at the EdD and PhD dissertation process. You’ll gain invaluable insights and hear firsthand experiences from current doctoral students, successful graduates, and knowledgeable staff, all committed to guiding and supporting aspiring kinesiology doctoral candidates like you.

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