Exercise Science PhD

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

Exercise science is the scientific study of how human movement influences health, fitness, performance and disease prevention. The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences provides an opportunity to offer a broad understanding of the human body, including physiological and biomechanical factors. In this program, students will conduct high-level research in top-tier research laboratories and explore didactic subjects such as research ethics, scientific grant writing, and engage in one-on-one mentorship to perfect their knowledge.

Program Contact

Kristen Braunscheidel
206 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: kmlanski@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-5713

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.