PhD Health and Human Performance

Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

Program Description

PhD Health and Human Performance

Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

About

The EdD in Leadership – Health & Human Performance is an interdisciplinary degree program designed to prepare students to pursue academic, clinical, leadership, and/or research roles in the fields of health promotion, exercise science, kinesiology, human performance, and other related disciplines. The program emphasizes a rigorous application of evidenced-based research, assessment, and scholarship as the basis for identifying and addressing issues arising out of the intersection of physical activity, health promotion, and human performance. The 61 credit hour program includes coursework in leadership, health, exercise science, research, statistics and a 9 credit hour dissertation requirement.

TUITION GUARANTEE

Your tuition is guaranteed to not increase while you study

SMALL CLASS SIZES

Get to know your peers & professor with only 18 students per class

CLASSES START EVERY 8 WEEKS

You can get started as soon as you would like. You don’t have to wait

PROGRAM FORMAT

  • 100% online
  • Asynchronous (you don’t have to log-on at a certain time)
  • 3-year tract or 4-year tract available
    • 3-year is 2 classes per term allowing you to finish your coursework in 2-years with a year for your dissertation
    • 4-year is 1 class per term allowing you to finish your coursework in 3-years with a year for your dissertation

FACULTY

The faculty at Concordia University can be found hard at work in the fields they teach-specialties in kinesiology and sports studies. At Concordia, we realize that a top-flight education in only possible with best-in-class instructors with real-world experience. We recruit passionate professionals from around the globe who are committed to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Our faculty is experienced and distinguished, combining years of hands-on clinical experience with extensive academic knowledge and teaching experience. Many of our faculty have the highest credential available in the field in which they teach. They demonstrate the highest degree of professional skills and find unique ways to convey that knowledge in our remote online curriculum.

CAREER OUTLOOK

A variety of career paths are attainable with an EdD in Health & Human Performance.

A doctoral degree in Health and Human Performance from Concordia University Chicago can open many doors in numerous fields.

Our health and human performance degree programs are 100% online, allowing students to achieve real-life success in their chosen profession while advancing their careers.

Graduates in our graduate degree program in health and human performance go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management, and leadership careers. Our students emerge from our programs with:

  • Increased earning potential
  • Job security
  • Job opportunities
  • Increased job satisfaction

Talk with your student advisor for additional information on which degree program is right for you. Many of our students pursue careers in exercise science fields such as these areas:

  • University Professor
  • Research Scientist
  • Exercise Science Educator
  • Physical Health Policy Advocate
  • Exercise Physiology Research Scientist
  • Biomechanics Specialist

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree in Health Science, Exercise Science, or related field with a minimum of 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Millers Analogy Test (MAT), there is no minimum score requirement; however, the score is evaluated by the program coordinator during the application process. GRE or MAT must be taken within the past three years.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from former/current professors or employers.
  • Letter of application, including state of career goals and research interests.
  • Writing sample.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
  • Transcripts from each institution attended.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
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This course is Online
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Open Enrollment
Duration
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8 weeks
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46,061 USD
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USA - River Forest, Illinois
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