University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Exercise Physiology - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Plan of Study for

  • The Plan of Study is to be submitted for Graduate Faculty review in the second semester of doctoral study.
  • A minimum of 90 credits is required in the Doctoral Program
  • A maximum of 30 credits from the master’s degree, plus 9 post master’s doctoral level courses may be applied to the doctoral plan of studies.
  • A minimum of 15 credits must be at the 3000 level for courses taken at the University of Pittsburgh. Note that only 3 hours can be in a Directed Study or Clinical Internship, and only 3 hours can be in a College Teaching Practicum (enrollment in a College Teaching Practicum Requires Prior Department Approval).
  • Research Methodology must include coursework through ANOVA and ANCOVA, and HPA 3400 Advanced Research Methodology.

Major Field – Health and Physical Activity, Exercise Physiology (30-36 Credits)


Collateral Area (9-18 Credits Minimum)

Courses in academic discipline studies supportive of the candidate’s major field of specialization. These credits must be in coursework outside the School of Education.

Research Methodology (15 Credits Minimum)

Minimum requirement is for the student to demonstrate coursework through ANOVA and ANCOVA, and HPA 3400 Advanced Research Methodology.

Research Practicum (6 Credits Minimum)


Electives (Credits Variable)


Dissertation (18 Credits Minimum)