Ph.D.

The Ph.D. program with a concentration in Kinesiology-Pedagogy prepares students to become teachers, researchers, and leaders in the area of exercise science in university settings.

Ph.D. level graduate students are required to complete a minimum of 96 graduate credit hours beyond the baccalaureate, including an 18-hour Research and Statistical requirement and Exercise Science Core and Field of Study requirements.

Course Information

Admission Instructions

Exercise Science Concentration:

Departmental Core Requirements

Required Prerequisites: (12)

  • HHPR 5353 Research in HHPR
  • KINS 5323 Biomechanics I
  • KINS 5513 Physiology of Exercise I
  • KINS 5593 Practicum in Laboratory Instrumentation

Required Courses: (6)

  • KINS 6323 Biomechanics II
  • KINS 6343 Physiology of Exercise II

Research and Statistical Requirements: (18)

(A minimum of 18 hours approved by doctoral advisory committee.)
Field of Study: (18)

The student, in consultation with the doctoral advisory committee, will identify further course work comprising a field of study in kinesiology and consistent with the goals and objectives of the student and institution. Course work may be selected from several related disciplines or a single discipline.
Doctoral Dissertation: (18 credits)

Pedagogy Concentration:

Departmental Core Requirements

Required Prerequisites: (6)

  • PHED 5233 Research in Teaching Physical Education
  • HHPR 5353 Research in HHPR

Required Courses: (9)

  • PHED 6363 Supervision in Physical Education
  • KINS 674V Internship: College Teaching
  • HHPR 689V Directed Research

Research and Statistical Requirements: (18)

(A minimum of 18 hours approved by doctoral advisory committee.)
Cognate: (6)

(A minimum of 6 hours approved by doctoral advisory committee.)
Field of Study: (12)

The student, in consultation with the doctoral advisory committee, will identify further course work comprising a field of study in kinesiology and consistent with the goals and objectives of the student and institution. Course work may be selected from several related disciplines or a single discipline.

Doctoral Dissertation: (18 credits)

Program Handbook