University of Iowa
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Health and Sport Sciences
M.A.-Health and Sport Sciences, Ph.D.-Health and Sport Sciences
The Health and Sport Studies Graduate Program is known for its multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary curricula and its distinguished faculty scholars in sport and physical activity. The department offers both the Masters of Arts (MA) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specializations in either Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity or Sport Studies. The Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity program integrates an examination of the psychosocial aspects of participation in sport and physical activity with an analysis of the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. The Sport Studies graduate program offers a critical cultural studies approach to an understanding of sport in its historical and contemporary contexts.
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