The Ph.D. in health education and psychology of physical activity* at the University of Kansas prepares individuals for faculty, instructor, and research positions at the university level. Students enrolled full-time in the Ph.D. program typically complete the degree in three years. The program also welcomes professionals in the field to enroll part-time and complete the degree on an extended timeline.
Career Outcomes in Exercise Physiology
A Ph.D. in health education and psychology of physical activity from KU is valuable in a number of fields. Those interested in academia as a career path can see the number of recent graduates who have gone onto become tenure-track faculty members at universities across the United States. Potential position titles after graduation could include:
- Policy maker/analyst
*This program is a doctor of philosophy degree in health, sport management, and exercise science with an emphasis in health education & psychology of physical activity.