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Graduate School

Physical Education - Ph.D.


  • Major: Physical Education
  • Degree: Doctor of Philosophy 
  • School/College: Education

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 



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Fall Application PRIORITY Deadline: December 1
Fall Application FINAL Deadline:  April 15

Required Documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Note:  An interview will be scheduled during the application process

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester
  • Summer Semester

Area of Concentration 

  • Motor Behavior
  • Pedagogy


A Note from the Program

The Ph.D. in Physical Education program primarily prepares students for college faculty positions in physical education and related areas. Most graduates of the program enter careers teaching and conducting research at colleges and universities. The program employs an apprenticeship model, whereby students' learning experiences mirror professional tasks and expectations of university faculty.

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