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Sport Management, Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology

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Ohio State's PhD sport management program puts you in a position to become a leader in the field. You will have opportunities to customize your studies, master your research skills and get the encouragement to follow your passions, wherever they lie. This flexible program allows you to get involved with several types of research and get exposed to many different interdisciplinary areas at Ohio State. 

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Prerequisites

Master’s degree. Test scores: GRE

Expected time to degree

3 years

Deadline to apply

December 1

for funding consideration; then rolling admissions until cohort filled

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

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