Kinesiology: Ph.D. Kinesiology

Ph.D. Kinesiology Program Vision

To foster the development of leading scholars who have the ability to create, evaluate, apply and advance knowledge at the intersection of the human movement and health sciences.

Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life" ( With a focus on the interrelationships between movement and health, the foundation of the Ph.D. in Kinesiology curriculum will provide students with both the classroom and experiential training that is critical to becoming a successful scholar.

The Kinesiology doctoral program provides students with excellent research training for academic and professional careers that require theory-driven basic and/or applied research skills such as faculty and/or administrative positions within colleges and universities; careers in nonprofit service and research organizations; policy-making positions in government agencies and institutions; and careers in for-profit businesses.

The Graduate School description of the program provides more details at

Program application may be made online at
or by contacting the Graduate School at (414) 229-4982.

For specific questions about the Ph.D. Kinesiology Program,
please direct questions to Stephen C. Cobb, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS
Phone: (414) 229-3369  •  Email: