Master of Science (MS)
The candidate seeking a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology will be required to earn 36 semester hours, which may include 6 semester hours for a thesis. The program in Kinesiology offers opportunities for various career interests with concentration areas in administration of sport and physical activity, and sports performance.
Administration of Sport and Physical Activity Concentration: The Administration of Sports and Physical Activity concentration is designed for students whose primary interest lies in leadership positions in sport or physical activity. This concentration is appropriate for students with an interest in managing a fitness facility or sports club or those with a teaching certification who wish to pursue an administrative position such as athletic director or school administrator. This concentration has a 9 hour core, a 6 hour KINE foundation, 9 hours of specialization study, 3-6 hours of research/internship and 6-9 hours of approved electives for a total of 36 required hours.
Sports Performance Concentration: The Sports Performance concentration is designed for individuals whose primary interest lies in improving sports performance from biomechanical, physiological, and psychological perspective. This concentration is appropriate for students who have a desire to work in athletic training, strength & conditioning, coaching, or other sports performance related fields. This concentration has a 9 hour core, a 6 hour KINE foundation, 3-6 hours of research/internship and 6-9 hours of approved electives for a total of 36 required hours.
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