Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 36

Required Courses:

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
HRPR 5001Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions10
KINS 8601Research Appraisal and Clinical Application3
KINS 8602Clinical Grand Rounds I: Lower Extremity3
 Term Credit Hours6
Spring
KINS 8603Clinical Grand Rounds II: Upper Extremity3
KINS 8604Evidence Based Decision Making in Athletic Training3
 Term Credit Hours6
Summer
KINS 5808Advanced Sport Concussion23
Leadership and Ethics course3
 Term Credit Hours6
Year 2
Fall
KINS 8344Rehabilitation Methods and Techniques for Sports-Related Injuries3
Elective3
 Term Credit Hours6
Spring
KINS 5808Advanced Sport Concussion23
KINS 8343Orthopedics in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine3
 Term Credit Hours6
Summer
Capstone Project6
 Term Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours: 36
1

This common College Core course is required of all incoming graduate students in the College of Public Health. It is available completely online and designed such that students can complete the modules at their own pace over the course of their degree program.

2

KINS 5808 can be taken in either the Summer term of Year 1 or the Spring term of Year 2. An elective is taken in the term in which the student does not enroll in KINS 5808.

Culminating Events:
Capstone Project:
Students are assigned a faculty advisor to guide the Capstone Project, which must be grounded in evidence-based practice. The doctoral capstone is developed over a series of academic terms. Outcomes from the Capstone Project are expected to be incorporated into clinical practice.