Health Sciences (Ph.D.) - Exercise & Sport Science

Health Sciences (Ph.D.) - Exercise & Sport Science

Available Spring 2022

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2021 through summer 2022. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
HSCI 705
HSCI 710Healthcare Delivery Systems3
HSCI 715Cultural Competency in Health Sciences3
HSCI 720Principles and theories of Teaching in the Health Professions3
HSCI 725Leadership in Professional Practice3
HSCI 730Risk Management in Health Sciences3
HSCI 735Evidence Based Practices in Health Sciences3
Total Hours18
Research & Statistics Core Courses
HSCI 810Review and Critique of Health Science Literature3
HSCI 815Qualitative Research Methods and Statistics in Health Sciences3
HSCI 820Quantitative Research Methods and Statistics in Health Sciences3
Total Hours9
Exercise & Sport Science Cognate
EXSC 665Physiology of Sport Performance and Conditioning3
EXSC 670Physiological Interactions of Performance Enhancing Substances3
EXSC 680Occupational and Environmental Physiology3
EXSC 750Advanced Sport Biomechanics3
EXSC 760Advanced Sport Performance Assessment and Programming3
Total Hours15
Dissertation Courses 1
HSCI 987Dissertation I5
HSCI 988Dissertation II5
HSCI 989Dissertation III 25
HSCI 990Dissertation IV0
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 60 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than B- may be applied to the degree
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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