MS Kinesiology

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NOTE: Applications for Fall 2018 admission to the MS Kinesiology program are not currently being accepted. Contact the Kinesiology department for further information.

Program Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate analytical thinking in Kinesiology and the sub-disciplines.
  2. Exhibit the best practices, values, and ethics of the profession.
  3. Demonstrate breadth and depth of knowledge in Kinesiology and the sub-disciplines.
  4. Effectively communicate knowledge in Kinesiology and the sub-disciplines.
  5. Be qualified applicants for doctoral programs and/or careers in Kinesiology and the sub-disciplines.

Thesis Option

Required Courses
KINE 501Evaluation of Literature and Current Trends in Kinesiology3
KINE 511Administration in Exercise and Health Settings4
KINE 517Research Methods in Kinesiology4
Select from the following:12
Current Health Issues
Advanced Biomechanics
Advanced Motor Learning and Control
Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology
Advanced Physiology of Exercise
Effective Practice in Teaching and Coaching
Approved 400-500 electives10
Select from the following:12
Research Prospectus and Proposal Writing
Thesis or Project (3, 3)
Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models
Elective appropriate for thesis research or applied project (4)
Total units45

Curriculum for MS Kinesiology - Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
KINE 501Evaluation of Literature and Current Trends in Kinesiology3
KINE 511Administration in Exercise and Health Settings4
KINE 517Research Methods in Kinesiology4
Select from the following:12-20
Current Health Issues
Advanced Biomechanics
Advanced Motor Learning and Control
Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology
Advanced Physiology of Exercise
Effective Practice in Teaching and Coaching
Approved 400-500 electives10-20
STAT 511Statistical Methods4
Comprehensive Exam is Required
Total units45

For more detailed information or advisement, contact the Kinesiology graduate program coordinator.