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Kinesiology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (QS) , UT,
The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation is for the student to demonstrate the highest level of independent and rigorous thought by completing a series of examinations and a dissertation on a topic in a highly specialized area of Kinesiology.

About

The degree is a research-oriented degree requiring the student to produce a substantial and original contribution to knowledge. It is a terminal degree for which the student should be recognized as an expert capable of publishing in refereed professional journals and capable of disseminating knowledge in applied or educational settings.

Learning Outcomes

  • synthesize information in an area of study within Kinesiology and communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form using an appropriate style guide.
  • demonstrate the acquisition of knowledge and understanding in an area of study within Kinesiology through a culminating experience.
  • evaluate research literature and engage on productive research and/or scholarly activity as appropriate to their chosen career goals.
  • acquire the necessary conceptual and practical skills necessary to read and evaluate the professional and research literature and conduct research in the behavioral, biophysical, or social specializations of kinesiology.
  • participate in professional development opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Graduation Requirements
  • A minimum of 10 graduate credit hours in statistics, computer science, or research design is required to fulfill the research-tool requirement.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30371 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30371 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Salt Lake City

  • 1000 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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