EdD/PhD in Leadership / Sports Leadership
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The online EdD/PhD in Leadership with a concentration in Sports Leadership program is ideal for aspiring sports administration and business professionals wanting to learn the skills necessary to improve the structure and capabilities of sports organizations.  The curriculum prepares students for leadership positions within athletics and recreational institutions through theoretical and practical studies.  Coursework helps students become adept at solving problems, managing and leading teams, advancing the goals of an organization, and improving the bottom line.


  • Completion requires 61 credit hours for EdD or 67 credit hours PhD
  • Master’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Submission of rationale statement, including personal goals
  • Official transcripts of all previous credits
  • Current GRE or MAT scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission