Understanding the New
Concentrations within the
Kinesiology Doctorate

On-demand Webinar

In March, CSP Global expanded its kinesiology doctorate program to include three new concentrations: exercise physiology, sport nutrition, and strength and conditioning. These join the popular exercise science concentration that launched in 2021.

Dr. Matthew Buns, Program Chair of the Graduate Exercise Science Program, explains three new concentrations and what they may mean for your career. You’ll learn how they enable career path opportunities in exercise, fitness, health, and wellness. An enrollment specialist will also be available to discuss the application and admission process.

What We Cover

  • The four concentrations: exercise physiology, exercise science, sport nutrition, and strength and conditioning
  • Degree details: Curriculum and learning outcomes
  • Transfer credit: How our program gets you to your goal faster for less money
  • Dissertation: Our unique approach embeds the dissertation process into coursework starting in the third term.
  • What it’s like to be an online student
  • How you can afford to go back to school
  • Our admission process

The Presenter

Dr. Matthew Buns joined the faculty of Concordia University, St. Paul in 2015 and serves as Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health Science and Director of the Doctorate in Kinesiology program. His research examines the mechanisms of expertise in sport and the psychological and cognitive factors associated with motor skill. He has authored more than 25 scholarly articles in sport and exercise science and presents regularly to state, regional, and national audiences.

Generous Transfer Credit Opportunity

Did you know if you hold a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from any accredited university, of if you earned your MS in Exercise Science at Concordia University, St. Paul, you may already have credit for almost half of your course work for our Doctorate in Kinesiology program? Learn more about our transfer credit opportunities.

About Concordia St. Paul

Concordia University, St. Paul is a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university, one of 10 affiliated with the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Since our founding in 1893, Concordia University has been preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives by providing an educational experience that is responsive, relevant and real.

Our focus on student success creates a caring, supportive and energetic environment that makes Concordia a place that stands out for its warmth, character and academic strength. Backgrounds, cultural heritage and ages of students vary widely, yet all have found a welcoming, accepting place to grow academically, spiritually and interpersonally.