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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Physiology (PhD)

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Requirements for the Degree:

The Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physiology requires a minimum of 46 credits including nine credits of dissertation. The program is designed to be completed in four years. The 46 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

Statistics (6 credits):

Six credits of statistics courses must be taken. Other statistical courses can be substituted with approval by the advisor and Program Coordinator.

Elective Courses (9 credits):

Any graduate level course not used to fill a core requirement can be taken to meet this program requirement. Students in the APHY doctoral program are free to select coursework that best meets their personal educational and professional goals


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.


Last Revised 2020-2021 Academic Year

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