University of Iowa

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Health and Sport Sciences


The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health and Sport Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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