Kinesiology: Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Education
With a personalized program focused on close student-faculty mentorships, the School of Education and Human Development's Ph.D. in Kinesiology program prepares graduates to pursue a range of careers both in and out of academia.
At a Glance
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Kinesiology, with a focus in one of three areas
Faculty positions in accredited Athletic Training or Physical Therapy programs, university settings, and/or administrative and advocacy positions for local, state, and national organizations.
- Full Time
About This Program
This program of study is designed to prepare graduates for college or university positions in the disciplines of Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities, and Sports Medicine, or for positions within research organizations with specific areas of curricular expertise. The program includes coursework, research and/or clinical apprenticeships, and practical experiences to prepare graduates to produce original research that contributes to the knowledge base in the science of kinesiology.
The primary purpose of the Ph.D. program is to prepare highly qualified scholar-researchers who will be able to take a variety of positions in higher education settings (both public and private). Graduates will be well prepared for employment as research scholars, clinicians, and faculty members in higher education or clinical programs.