The Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physiology requires a minimum of 45 credits including 9 credits of dissertation. The program is designed to be completed in 4 years. The 45 required credits are specified in the student’s plan of study and normally include:
*Seminar taken 8 semesters, 4 semesters for credit and 4 semesters as listener
Elective Courses (9 credits)
Students who have had substantially similar courses to one or more of those required prior to entering the Applied Physiology Program may substitute other appropriate courses with the approval of the advisor and the Program Committee.
Only those courses in the 600, 800, and 900 levels will apply towards the doctoral degree. Independent study courses will be accepted based on approval of the advisor and the Department Chair. A maximum of 9 independent study credits may be included in the program of study.