Courses | EdD in Kinesiology

Explore the degree requirements for the online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology.

Program Details

  • 54 credit hours
  • Three years of full-time professional experience in kinesiology or related field
  • Master's degree or equivalent

Required Courses

Program Leadership in Kinesiology

  • KIN 715 Professional Ethics in Health and Human Services
  • KIN 750 Seminar in Kinesiology

Choose one course from the following:

  • KIN 706 Online Pedagogy in Kinesiology and Related Professions
  • KIN 735 Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Activity Programs
  • KIN 762 Program Design in Kinesiology and Related Professions

Interdisciplinary Concepts in Kinesiology
Choose 6-9 credits from the following:

  • KIN 724 Physical Activity and Health
  • KIN 729 Learning and Performance of Physical Skills
  • KIN 731 Curriculum Development in Kinesiology
  • KIN 732 Analysis of Teaching and Learning
  • KIN 738 Sport-Based Youth Development
  • KIN 745 Seminar: Social Psychology and Physical Activity

Research/Inquiry/Problem Solving (9-12 credits)

  • KIN 701 Research Topics in Kinesiology
  • KIN 716 Mixed Methods in Kinesiology Research
  • KIN 723 Statistical Methods for Kinesiology
  • KIN 717 Qualitative Research Methods in Kinesiology (optional)

Course Work in Support of the Dissertation (7-10 credits)

  • KIN 751 Advanced Research Seminar in Kinesiology
  • KIN 778 Professional Seminar in Grant Writing
  • KIN 779 Dissertation Presentation Seminar
  • KIN 753 Professional Dissertation Seminar (optional)

Practicum/Independent Study and Electives (8-14 credits)
Choose an additional 8-14 credits with at least 3 credits from the following:

  • KIN 695 Independent Study
  • KIN 713 Internship in Kinesiology
  • KIN 714 Field Practicum in Kinesiology
  • KIN 752 Advanced Professional Seminar in Kinesiology
  • KIN 795 Independent Doctoral Research

Dissertation (12-18 credits)
KIN 799 Dissertation

Plan of Study

Year 1

Fall
KIN 750 Seminar in Kinesiology
KIN 762 Program Design in Kinesiology and Related Professions

Spring
KIN 723 Statistical Methods for Kinesiology
KIN 724 Physical Activity and Health

Summer
KIN 715 Professional Ethics in Health and Human Services
KIN 706 Online Pedagogy in Kinesiology and Related Professions

Year 2

Fall
KIN 716 Mixed Methods in Kinesiology Research
KIN 731 Curriculum Development in Kinesiology

Spring
KIN 701 Research Topics in Kinesiology
KIN 735 Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Activity Programs

Summer
KIN 732 Analysis of Teaching and Learning

Year 3

Fall
KIN 751 Advanced Research Seminar in Kinesiology
KIN 714 Field Practicum in Kinesiology

Spring
KIN 778 Professional Seminar in Grant Writing
KIN 799 Dissertation

Summer
KIN 799 Dissertation

Year 4

Fall
KIN 799 Dissertation

Spring
KIN 779 Dissertation Presentation Seminar

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