PhD, Concentration In

Exercise Science

Grow your career with a Doctorate of Science in Exercise Science online at Concordia-Chicago. Apply now.

Become an Expert in Health & Fitness

Learn how our 100% online programs can help you get ahead in the exercise science field.

Application Deadline: March 8, 2023
Classes Start: March 13, 2023

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Online Doctorate in Exercise Science Program Details

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Why Pursue An Exercise Science Degree?

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Institutional Accreditation

Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. All Concordia University Chicago degree programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Doctorate in Exercise Science Career Outlook

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Start Date

March 13, 2023

Deadline to Apply

March 8, 2023

Cost Per Credit

$475

Curriculum

Required Foundational Course Work: 33 Credit Hours

HHP 7000 Cardiovascular Response to Exercise
HHP 7010 Neuromuscular Response to Exercise
HHP 7020 Exercise for Disease Prevention and Management
HHP 7030 Advanced Exercise & Sports Nutrition
HHP 7050 Program Design in Physical Activity & Health
HHP 7090 Ethical Issues in HHP
HHP 7100 Seminar in Health and Human Performance
HHP 7520 Advanced Exercise Physiology and Special Population Considerations
HHP 7005 Scientific Communication
HHP 7500 Advanced Biomechanics
HHP 7900 Research Design

Cognate Electives: 12 Credit Hours

HHP 7040 Measurement and Evaluation in Health & Human Performance
HHP 7060 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
HHP 7070 The Professoriate
HHP 7510 Advanced Topics in Endocrinology and Metabolism
GME 6300 Intro to Grants
RES 7710 Advanced Topics in Qualitative Analysis
AES 6560 Special Topics Seminar in Human Movement Science
AES 6660 Special Topics Seminar in Sports Performance Training
GERO 7820 Leadership, Applied Ethics, Aging & Global Change
GERO 7505 The Psychological Aspects of Aging
GERO 7000 Gerontological Theory
GERO 7805 Issues in Aging Policy
GERO 7800 Demography and Epidemiology of Aging
GERO 7500 The Physiology of Aging
GERO 7900 Diversity in Aging Societies
GERO 7810 Foundations of Teaching and Learning in Gerontology

Research & Statistics: 12 Credit Hours

RES 7605 Quantitative Analysis
RES 7700 Qualitative Analysis
RES 7800 Mixed Methods Researc
RES 7620 Advanced Topics in Statistics
COMP 7100 Comprehensive Exam

Remdiation Course: 0 Credit Hours, fee-based

HHP 7910 A remediation course for students who do not pass their Comprehensive Exam (COMP 7100).

Dissertation: 9 Credit Hours

DISS 7010
DISS 7020
DISS 7030

Admission Requirements

  • Free online application
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree
  • 2.85 minimum GPA
  • Objective statement
  • Letters of recommendation