Doctor of Education / Global Sport Leadership
East Tennessee State University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Education in Global Sport Leadership is an innovative program focused on developing the next generation of leaders and visionaries in the world of academic and professional sports.  The curriculum uses global components to study education, best practices, and how successful leaders lead in global settings.  Courses include Strategic Planning and Thinking for Global Sport Leaders, Interpersonal Relationship in Sport, Leading internal and External Sport, and Effect of Governing Bodies on Sport Leaders.


  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal Essay
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • Resume affirming 3 years of experience in high school, collegiate, or professional athletics

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges