EdD in Kinesiology

Join a community of scholars—accomplished faculty and practicing kinesiology professionals from all over the country—who work together to make an impact not just in the field of kinesiology, but in their communities.

  • Four-year online doctoral program includes 42 hours of coursework and 12 hours of dissertation
  • Professional learning communities support academic and professional growth throughout the program
  • Three required campus visits foster collaboration and community in cohorts
  • The first fully online EdD in Kinesiology in the country.


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Prepare for a career in kinesiology or related fields that is focused on professional scholarship and practice in leadership, advocacy, and teaching.

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Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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