Ph.D. On Campus


The Ohio State University

60 months
40885 USD/year
37318 USD/year
12802 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Kinesiology program's goal is to educate professionals, scholars and society in the value of sport, physical activity, physical education, management and science. The Kinesiology programme is offered by The Ohio State University.



Particular focus is placed on obesity prevention, health and wellness throughout the life cycle, physical education in schools, the cultural and historical context of sport, the business of athletics, and promoting regular participation in physical activity initiatives and educational programs in order to ensure lifelong health. The Kinesiology programme is offered by The Ohio State University.

In Ohio State's Kinesiology program, you have many options available as you study the mechanics of body movement.

Whether you are searching for a career in exercise science, physical education or sport management, you will learn from renowned faculty passionate about developing the next kinesiology professionals and scholars.

The Ohio State kinesiology program is the sixth best among US universities and will train you to show society the value of sport, physical activity and physical education. Particular focus in these programs is placed on:

  • obesity prevention
  • health and wellness throughout life
  • physical education in school
  • sport's cultural and historical contexts
  • the business of athletics
  • promoting regular participation in physical activity
  • educational programs for lifelong health

Programme Structure

Your Studies in Focus

  • Health and Exercise Science prepares you to educate the public how to enhance physical activity and health behaviors to prevent and treat chronic disease, influence others to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles and improve sport and exercise performance.
  • Physical Education teaches you the skills and best practices to educate and train youth to develop and maintain healthy and active lifestyles.
  • Sport Management trains you for careers in the highly competitive sport industry as you learn how keep sports and physical activities organizations successful.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The equivalent of a four-year bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) for the last bachelor's or advanced degree earned.
  • Transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work.
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40885 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40885 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    37318 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37318 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    12802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12802 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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