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Ph.D. in Human Movement Science

School of Health Sciences

This doctoral degree program is designed for physical therapists as well as exercise science and movement science professionals interested in obtaining the relevant knowledge and skills to conduct research in the field of human movement science, teach the topic in a higher education environment or serve as a leader in the field.

Delivery Type: 100% Online and partially online

Credit required/Time to completion: 80 credits beyond a bachelor’s degree / OU graduates or graduates from an accredited program with a masters or doctoral degree may be able to reduce credit hours required from 32 to 36 credit hours.

Cost of degree: $839/credit
*Learn more about tuition rates.

Projected National Average Salary: $50,700

Projected National Job Growth: 24.7%

Who should apply: Physical therapists and exercise or movement science professionals who are interested in conducting research in their field or teaching in a post-secondary environment.

Who is hiring OU grads: Oakland University, General Motors, Beaumont Health, Movement Search and Delivery

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*Data was last reviewed in May 2022. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.