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2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog 
2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog

Exercise Physiology, Ph.D.

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Program Description

The Ph.D. program in exercise physiology is designed to prepare students for careers in academia as faculty members. Evidence based learning and practical opportunities are provided in order to train students to be effective teachers in higher education and to conduct publishable research. Students are expected to complete dissertation projects that lead to publishable findings in reputable scientific journals. Students can choose electives that focus on the areas of Sports Physiology or Clinical Exercise Physiology.

Program Highlights

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Required Credits: 68

School: School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership

Department: Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Modality: On-Ground

Locations: Main Campus

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/graduate/exercise-physiology

I. Degree Requirements (68 credits)

B. Track Selectives (12 credits)

Select 12 credits from the following list:

Students seeking a Sports Physiology track are recommended to take AEXS 670, AEXS 671, AEXS 678, AEXS 680, AEXS 681, AEXS 682, and AEXS 683.

Students seeking a Clinical Exercise Physiology track are recommended to take AEXS 613, AEXS 672, AEXS 695, AEXS 695, AEXS 696, AEXS 697, and PHTH 650.

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