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Faculty Advisors, Policies and Student Rights

Potential Faculty Advisors

Acceptance into the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Kinesiology program is by vote of the departmental Graduate Research Degrees (GRD) committee. The GRD committee is responsible for final determination of a graduate application for entry to the Ph.D. (Kinesiology) program housed in the Department of Health and Human Performance. Final acceptance into the program remains pending until an official written notification of acceptance is received by the student from the Graduate School.

Learn more about HHP faculty research areas

Graduate Research Degrees (GRD) Policies

Doctoral Program Student Handbook

Graduate Research Degrees (GRD) Committee Policies and Procedures

Graduate Student Rights And Responsibilities

Graduate students at the University of Houston have many rights and responsibilities, including time and coursework limits within which they must complete their degree. These can be found at: