Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Year two off to a successful start: Classes begin for UNCG’s EdD in KIN Online

IMG_2700UNCG’s EdD in KIN Online program is beginning its second academic year online.  Program Director, Pam Brown, is excited about the upcoming year.  “Our second cohort of 22 students joined us in June for orientation.  It was amazing how quickly they bonded; by the second day you would have thought they had known each other for years.”  At the orientation seven of the students from the 2014 cohort returned to campus, as well, to offer advice to the incoming students about successfully completing an online doctoral degree program.  Conversations revolved around the use of technology, the challenges of balancing their education along with their careers and families, best practices and helpful hints, along with how to successfully navigate an online program. The new cohort was very excited about their experiences during orientation at UNCG and are excited to begin classes this fall. Here are some of the things they had to say about their experiences at orientation:

“I enjoyed the orientation and gained a lot of useful information.  Prior to orientation I was not sure what to expect from this program.  However, the orientation served its purpose by providing sessions on all of the pertinent areas and incorporating many of the departments on campus that we may encounter.”  

“This was a very valuable orientation.  I feel connected to my cohort, I loved getting to know some faculty and I feel excited to begin courses this fall.”   

“I feel much better about the EdD in Kin Online program because of attending this event.  I’m really excited to get started.  Thank you so much for all your help!!”

“I had a wonderful and enriching experience. The sessions were balanced. I didn’t feel absolutely overwhelmed with information. You were all organized and on top of things. Thanks for being open to any questions and super-friendly.”

“Just a wonderful experience. I feel like I made 20+ new friends. I know I can work with everyone in the group.”

We would like to extend our best wishes to the incoming cohort of students for a successful four years in the EdD in Kinesiology program. We would also like to congratulate the 2014 cohort on their successful completion of year one, and wish them continued success in the upcoming year.

We look forward to our continued growth, and would be happy to talk with anyone interested in the program.  Applications for the fall 2016 academic year are now being accepted.  Our review of applications for admissions will begin mid-January of 2016. For more information on the program please click here or contact us at

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