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Putting Your Sport Management Degree To Work

A Ph.D. in sport management from KU is valuable in a number of fields. Those interested in academia as a career path can see the number of recent graduates who have gone onto become tenure-track faculty members at universities across the United States. Additionally, professionals in the field continue in their full-time positions (typically in athletics) while going through the program and use the degree for career advancement and knowledge development in the ever-competitive athletics marketplace.

Recent Graduates

Claire (Schaeperkoetter) Zvosec
Assistant Professor (LSU), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2017 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Rebecca Achen
Assistant Professor (ISU), Faculty Advisor: Angela Lumpkin

2015 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Ron Christian
Assistant Professor (Fort Hays State), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brian Gordon

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Farah Ishaq
Assistant Professor (SUNY Cortland), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Jonathan Mays
Assistant Coach/Leadership Development (Illinois Wesleyan), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2017 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Jesse Meyer
Director of Development (Notre Dame), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Brent Oja
Assistant Professor (UNC), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2016 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Zach Scola
Assistant Professor (New Hampshire), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brian Gordon

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Assistant Professor (Cincinnati), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jordan Bass

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

Ollie Taniyev
Assistant Professor (Roanoke), Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brian Gordon

2019 Ph.D. Program Graduate

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