Concordia St. Paul
Enroll for January 2023. Become an expert in your field with a doctorate in kinesiology.
PhD and EdD in Kinesiology
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A doctoral degree in Kinesiology from Concordia University, St. Paul can open many doors. Graduates may pursue career advancement in education, research, and health and wellness, often in leadership roles. Please note some positions may require additional education, experience, or certification.
Our Kinesiology PhD is designed to prepare you for a career in academia or research. Graduates will be prepared to publish their own work and collaborate with other researchers, as well as teach at the post-secondary level. Our Kinesiology EdD is designed to help you apply research to solve real-world problems. Graduates will be prepared to pursue leadership roles within corporate wellness, higher education, professional sports organizations, and more, in addition to teaching at the post-secondary level. Those pursuing an EdD typically work firsthand with clients, rather than working primarily with other scholars.