The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health offers graduate study and research leading to a Master of Science
and Doctor of Philosophy in four major areas with further specialization within each area:
- Biobehavioral Kinesiology studies the impact of sport and physical activity on individuals.
- Community Health and Rehabilitation examines issues such as cancer epidemiology, cultural aspects of disability and
rehabilitation, health education, health policy and health behavior.
- Cultural, Pedagogical, and Interpretive Studies incorporates the humanities, science, and teacher education to study a breadth of subjects associated with physical activity, health, and body culture in human life and society.
- Exercise Physiology studies work output, energy transfer, and movement efficiency. Research in this area strives to better understand the consequences of exercise stress on body systems.
The Department also offers a Master of Public Health degree. The MPH program provides education and training in the core
competencies of public health and offers a concentration in Health Behavior and Promotion.
View the Master of Public Health website
For more detailed information about each graduate degree program, visit:
Kinesiology Master of Science program
Kinesiology Doctor of Philosophy program
Community Health Master of Science program
Community Health Doctor of Philosophy program
Master of Public Health
M.S. in Rehabilitation
KCH Graduate Handbook
Department of KCH Graduate Handbook