This is a Research based Program.
The main goal of the PhD program in Kinesiology is to allow students interested in the Movement Science or Socio-cultural aspects of Kinesiology to develop excellence in designing, conducting and disseminating research knowledge to the broader community including: the workplace; sport, teaching, and leisure environments; and exercise physical activity and rehabilitation settings.
Areas of Research include:
Program Specific Admission Requirements
PhD in Kinesiology
Total courses: A minimum of 4 courses
(a) All students must complete the following 3-credit courses and a dissertation for successful completion of
(b) Students must have graduate level competency in statistics and/or research design. Depending on graduate level courses taken at the Master’s level, students may be asked to complete either KINE-8070
(Quantitative Analysis in Kinesiology) or KINE-8620 (Research Methods), or their equivalent.
(c) Demonstration of teaching competency