College of Kinesiology

Kinesiology (EdD) with an Emphasis in Exercise Science

Concordia University St. Paul’s Online Doctorate (EdD) in Kinesiology features an action-oriented program designed to prepare students for expertise in the study of human movement and physical activity. The program emphasizes relevant techniques for applying advanced exercise and sport science-related principles in a variety of academic and clinical contexts. The dissertation process follows the Carnegie Model for applied research allowing students to engage in industry-relevant projects.

Kinesiology Core (10 Credit Hours)
KHS 7000Current Issues and Trends in Kinesiology3
KHS 7030Professional Ethics and Program Management in Kinesiology3
KHS 7900Seminar 1 - Drafting the Dissertation Introduction1
KHS 7901Seminar 2 - Drafting the Dissertation Literature Review1
KHS 7902Seminar 3 - Drafting the Dissertation Methodology1
KHS 7903Seminar 4 - Finalizing the Written Dissertation Prospectus1
Research Methods and Statistics (12 Credit Hours)
KHS 7800Action Research in Kinesiology3
KHS 7810Applied Measurement and Evaluation Techniques in Kinesiology3
KHS 7820Research Methods in Kinesiology3
KHS 7830Advanced Research Seminar in Kinesiology3
Exercise Science Concentration (27 Credit Hours)27
Medical Aspects of Exercise and Disease Prevention (3)
Exercise and Health Behavior Change (3)
Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise (3)
Advanced Exercise & Sports Nutrition (3)
Advanced Exercise and Sport Psychology (3)
Advanced Biomechanics in Exercise Science (3)
Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
Advanced Mechanisms of Skilled Neuromuscular Behavior (3)
Advanced Exercise Prescription (3)
Dissertation (12 Credit Hours)
KHS 7950Dissertation12
Total Credits61

All students must complete 12 credits of the dissertation to complete their program of study. Students who do not finish the dissertation requirements within the 12 dissertation credits will be registered for a dissertation continuation credit each semester and continuation fees.