The primary objective of the doctoral degree program in kinesiology is to develop scholars who are competent in teaching, conducting research, and serving in leadership roles in various educational, governmental, public, or private agencies. In addition to developing expertise in an area of concentration, students must be able to interpret and integrate information from related academic disciplines. Individualized programs of study may be developed, taking into consideration students' academic needs and professional goals.
Four concentrations areas of study within the discipline of kinesiology are available to doctoral students:
To be considered for significant financial support in the form of fellowships and assistantships, the application requirements must be complete and the application must be paid by December 1
For further information on the application requirements for the Ph.D. in Kinesiology, visit the Application Process page.