University of Southern Mississippi

School of Kinesiology

PhD in Kinesiology


118 College Drive #5138

BOX 5127

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD in Kinesiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The PhD program in kinesiology prepares future academicians in human movement sciences. The program focuses on experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental designs as well as the measurement principles associated with implementing these designs for common variables in the kinesiology disciplines. Students will be provided with a solid foundation in discipline-specific knowledge and research tools. Students can choose one of the three emphasis areas: biomechanics, exercise physiology or sport pedagogy.


The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

•International students must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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