Movement and Leisure Sciences (Ph.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy. Major in Education.

The department participates in the Ph.D. program in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences with concentrations in sport pedagogy & character education or exercise science. Sport pedagogy & character education develops individuals who lead, serve, and research learning and teaching as applied to character and value laden issues in physical education and recreation. Exercise science prepares students to teach, conduct research, and provide services related to Exercise Science disciplines in higher education (exercise physiology, sport psychology, motor control, and biomechanics) and other exercise-related institutions.

The department also participates in the interdisciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience and the M.S. in Bioregional Planning and Community Development. Persons interested in doctoral study should visit the College of Education and departmental web page for more information about admission requirements and application procedures.