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Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science, PhD


This program is currently under revision and not accepting applications until further notice.

Major: Physical Education, Sports, & Exercise Science
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Program Code: PHD-PESE

Curriculum & Instruction (C&I)

Department: Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences
Program: PE Teacher Education

The priority deadline is encouraged for best consideration; however, all applications must be received by the final application deadline. Early application is recommended. These dates also apply for financial aid.


The program of studies leading to a Doctoral degree in Physical Education, Sports and Exercise Science with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to prepare individuals for college teaching and research in professional preparation programs in physical education dealing with curriculum development, teaching, and supervision of teachers and programs. Prospective students are those individuals with teaching experience in physical education who desire to work in a physical education teacher education program. Upon completion of the degree program, individuals should be equipped to teach courses in curriculum design, methods of teaching, foundations in physical education, and supervise student teachers.


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