EdD in Kinesiology

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 leaders, teachers, or advocates and addresses current professional practice issues from an applied, interdisciplinary perspective.


College is an investment in your future, but our goal is to give you an outstanding education at a reasonable cost. A quality education doesn’t have to come with sticker stock. You'll find our costs to be competitive with those of other top-tier universities.

Estimated Tuition & Fees (2021-22)

Residency Status

Per credit hour Est. program cost


This rate applies if you’re a legal resident of North Carolina.

$336 $18,103

Outside NC

This rate applies if you're not a legal resident of North Carolina and receive online education outside NC.
(Learn more about the Outside NC tuition rate.)

$626 $33,760


This rate applies if you’re not a legal resident of North Carolina and receive online education in North Carolina.

$1,098 $59,258

*International students living outside the United States who are enrolled in our online programs pay the Outside NC rate. Any added taxes, including Value Added Tax, are the responsibility of the student. Learn more about the Outside NC tuition rate.

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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. 

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Live outside North Carolina?

Currently, UNC Greensboro 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.
UNC Greensboro 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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