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
DOC 7000Professional Ethics3
DOC 7410Seminar 1: Drafting the Dissertation Introduction1
DOC 7420Seminar 2: Drafting the Dissertation Literature Review1
DOC 7430Seminar 3: Drafting the Dissertation Methodology1
DOC 7440Seminar 4: Finalizing the Dissertation Proposal Manuscript1
Research Methods and Statistics (12 Credit Hours)
DOC 7100Research Methods3
DOC 7200Quantitative and Qualitative Research3
DOC 7300Action Research3
DOC 7500Data Analysis3
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)
DOC 7900Dissertation12
Total Credits61