The Ph.D. degree in Kinesiology is a research-intensive degree designed for those who desire to obtain academic positions at the university level. To be eligible for consideration for admittance into the Ph.D. program, applicants must complete a master’s degree from an accredited institution by the enrollment date.
Students choose from the following concentrations: Applied Neuromechanics, Exercise Physiology, Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies in Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Psychology, and General Kinesiology (includes specializations in Community Youth Sport Development and Motor Behavior).
Assistantship opportunities for graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology include teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and clinical assistantships.
Students can successfully transition into careers in academia or private industry. For more information please refer to the specific Kinesiology concentration pages.
See the Kinesiology concentration pages for more information.
Degree Type: Doctoral
College/School: School of Health and Human Sciences
Program Type: Major
Class Type: In Person