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program overview

The online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology is an interdisciplinary degree program specifically for practicing professionals who have a minimum of three years' experience and desire a doctorate focused on scholarship and professional practice in leadership, advocacy and teaching.

  • 54 hours including dissertation
  • Can be completed in four years
  • Highly accomplished and nationally recognized faculty
  • Courses delivered online with three required campus visits:
    • Summer orientation before starting program
    • Spring/Summer year 3
    • Spring/Summer year 4

The online EdD in Kinesiology enables students to advance in the field as a leader, teacher or advocate and addresses current professional practice issues from an applied, interdisciplinary perspective.


UNCG's online graduate courses are priced lower than our face-to-face classroom courses. You'll also find our costs to be competitive with those of other top-tier universities.

2017–2018 Tuition Rates

Credit Hours In-State Out-Of-State


North Carolina

3 $835.74 $2,853.09 $1,603.23
6 $1,671.48 $5,706.18 $3,206.46
9 $2,507.22 $8,559.27 $4,809.69
12 $3,342.96 $11,412.36 $6,412.92

rates apply to online students who live in and are permanent residents of North Carolina.

In-state rates may also apply to government employees (such as members of the military) who live outside North Carolina but maintain legal residence in the state.

Out-Of-State rates apply to online students who live in North Carolina and are NOT permanent residents of North Carolina.

Permanent residents can prove they have established and maintained residence in the state for at least 12 months.

Outside NC rates apply to online students who live outside North Carolina and are NOT permanent residents of North Carolina. 

*Most students living in a state other than North Carolina are eligible for this rate.


all the program details. all in one brochure.

Ready for a closer look at the online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology? Our brochure provides complete program details, admission deadlines, start dates and graduation requirements. 

Complete the form to download the brochure.


Live Outside North Carolina?

Currently, UNCG is authorized to offer online education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Find out more about State Authorization — a law that regulates in which states colleges and universities can offer education. LEARN MORE >
UNCG does not guarantee that programs which fulfill North Carolina licensure requirements will satisfy the criteria of professional licensure boards in other states or territories. For further explanation, visit PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE >
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