Kinesiology (MS)

See: Kinesiology (MS)

College/School: Illa Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions

The Master of Science in Kinesiology is a 36-credit hour program designed for those students who are interested in teaching physical education at the K-12 or college level, or working in a business-related area. (NOTE: this degree does not carry initial teacher certification. For teacher certification, see the Dreeben School of Education.)


Applicants for the Master of Science in Kinesiology must meet the general requirements for admission to graduate study. In addition, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Physical Education or a related field (e.g. athletic training, sport management, exercise physiology, kinesiology, movement science, etc.), or
  • Teacher certification in Physical Education, or
  • Certification in a teaching field other than Physical Education plus athletic coaching experience.
  • Letter of recommendation from a professional in the field.

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Application for the Master of Science in Kinesiology Program

Requirements for the Master of Science in Kinesiology

Core Courses (21 hours)

KEHP 6350Current Trends and Issues in Sport and Physical Education


KEHP 6360Advanced Tests and Measurements


KEHP 6377Instructional Development in Physical Education


KEHP 6378Biomechanics in Human Performance


KEHP 6379Adapted Physical Activity and Sport


KEHP 6381Topics in Exercise Physiology and Fitness


KEHP 63CSCapstone in Physical Education


Supporting Courses (9 hours)

EDUC 6301Introduction to Educational Research


EDUC 6304Theories of Learning


SMGT 6380Sport Management, Administration and Finance



Six (6) graduate credits in any discipline.