The Value of a PhD in Kinesiology
CSP Global’s Kinesiology program for doctoral students is taught by world-class instructors and provides students with opportunities to gain real-world experience in the field of health sciences. Our program offers easily transferable credits from past educational institutions, 100% online learning, no GRE/GMAT or comprehensive exam required, and opens up the door to many career opportunities in exercise physiology and human movement.
Students can expect to learn deep research methods, complete a research dissertation, and graduate feeling ready to further their careers. The field of kinesiology offers graduates many opportunities in research, physical education, nutrition, and more.
Skills You’ll Learn
In CSP Global’s Kinesiology PhD degree program, students can expect to learn:
Advanced research methods: You will learn advanced research methods and techniques used in the study of human movement and physical activity. This includes experimental design, statistical analysis, and qualitative research methods.
Data analysis: You will gain expertise in analyzing large datasets and interpreting statistical results to draw meaningful conclusions.
Technical writing: You will learn how to prepare research manuscripts, grant applications, and scientific presentations in a clear and concise manner.
Critical thinking: You will develop critical thinking skills that enable you to evaluate research findings, identify research gaps, and propose innovative research ideas.
Collaboration and communication: You will learn how to effectively collaborate with researchers from different disciplines and communicate research findings to diverse audiences, including policymakers and the general public.
The Value of an EdD in Kinesiology
An EdD in Kinesiology from CSP Global prepares students to pursue leadership roles within corporate wellness, higher education, and professional sports organizations, or teach at the post-secondary level. Typically, those with an EdD in Kinesiology will work firsthand with clients to improve their health or athletic performance. Gain professional experience in sport science and exercise training to prepare for entering the world of health professions.
Skills You’ll Learn
In CSP Global’s Kinesiology EdD degree program, students can expect to learn:
Leadership: You will develop leadership skills that enable you to lead and manage educational programs related to physical activity and human movement. This includes skills such as strategic planning, organizational management, and decision-making.
Curriculum design: You will learn how to design, develop, and implement educational curricula related to physical activity and human movement. This includes developing learning objectives, designing instructional materials, and evaluating student performance.
Program evaluation: You will learn how to evaluate educational programs related to physical activity and human movement using both quantitative and qualitative methods. This includes assessing program effectiveness, identifying areas for improvement, and making data-driven decisions.
Communication and advocacy: You will develop communication and advocacy skills that enable you to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including policymakers, educators, and the general public. This includes skills such as public speaking, persuasive writing, and media relations.
Research and scholarship: You will gain an understanding of research methods and how to conduct scholarly research related to physical activity and human movement. This includes developing research questions, designing studies, analyzing data, and disseminating research findings.
Career Opportunities for PhD or EdD in Kinesiology
With a doctorate in kinesiology from CSP Global, you will be set up for success in your future career. Here are what some of our graduates go on to do after graduation:
- Program coordinator
- Dietician or nutritionist
- Health educator
- Exercise physiologist
- Health, research, or sports scientist
- Post-secondary biometrics
- Exercise science teacher
- Nutrition teacher
- Public health professional
Resources for Prospective Students