Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Development and Leadership - Sport, Fitness, and Wellness Management
This program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.^
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Break through to the ultimate peak performance. This specialization refines your critical thinking and decision-making skills in the areas of marketing, fundraising, law, personnel management, team dynamics, burnout, and transformational leadership.
Advanced seminars offer you the necessary preparation to pursue opportunities in athletics, recreation and intramural programs, coaching, sport facility management, sport marketing, sport industry consulting and research, community sport programs, and fitness and wellness management. In addition, the curriculum prepares you to pursue academic credentials to work in an educational environment.
Your PhD program delves deeper than curriculum for the Sport, Fitness, and Wellness Management Specialization at the Master’s level. This program includes a more extensive research component and broader applications through coursework. The PhD further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending a dissertation.
To complete the requirements of this specialization, you must attend in-residence weekends in Denver (Friday midday to Sunday midday - dates TBD) for courses ORG 7101, ORG 8518, and ORG 8005. Please refer to these Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about this in-residence requirement.
^The Sport, Fitness, and Wellness Management Specialization in the Doctor of Philosophy is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional. University of the Rockies does not represent that this program meets certification or licensure requirements in any state. It is the student’s responsibility to review any state certification or licensure requirements in their intended field of employment.