Admission Requirements

To apply for the PhD in Kinesiology, you must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and GRE score of at least 300 (verbal and math). Most applicants have a master’s degree in biological sciences, exercise science, kinesiology, medicine, physical therapy, physiology or a related field.

To apply for the Athletic Training concentration, you must be a certified athletic trainer.

Prospective students for this PhD program are encouraged to contact potential academic advisors and/or research mentors in the Department of Kinesiology to learn about current research program and position openings and to discuss potential research topics prior to application submission.

For specific application requirements, visit the College of Public Health website.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: March 1st