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Academics

Master of Science in Kinesiology (M.S.)

DR. JOSEPH D. BROWN
Dean, Frank S. Groner School of Professional Studies


The Master of Science Kinesiology is 30 hour credit program designed as a comprehensive study of the varied aspects of human movement. Movement across the lifespan is observed and studied from mechanical, physiological, psychological, administrative, behavioral, instructional, and professional points of view.

STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
The coursework for the degree is designed to provide students with background knowledge and experience for professional careers in a variety of areas including clinical exercise science, fitness and health promotion, teacher education, sports administration, performance enhancement/sport psychology, sport marketing, and/or to prepare students for further graduate study in one or more of the sub disciplines of kinesiology: biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control/learning, philosophical perspectives, sports psychology, or administration.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
For the Master of Science in Kinesiology, there are 30 graduate credit hours required. Students must complete all credit hours with a grade of “C” or higher and maintain at least a 2.75 grade point average. Students must complete all requirements for the degree within five years of starting the program.

DISMISSAL FROM PROGRAM
Students may be dismissed from the program for the following reasons:
1. Failure to maintain at least a 2.75 grade point average.
2. Earning a grade of “D” or “F” in any one class. The Master of Science Kinesiology is 30 hour credit program designed as a comprehensive study of the varied aspects of human movement. Movement across the lifespan is observed and studied from mechanical, physiological, psychological, administrative, behavioral, instructional, and professional points of view.

Courses

Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Master of Science in Kinesiology is a 30 credit hour program consisting of 10 courses delivered over two semesters and three summer terms. Students may begin the sequence of courses in any semester.

Fall
Full Term

KINE 5305 Principles of Advanced Human Performance
Fall Flex Term I
KINE 5308 Sports and Exercise Leadership
Fall Flex Term II
KINE 5309 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Spring
Full Term

KINE 5312 Research Methods
Flex Term I
KINE 5304 Sports and Exercise Psychology
Flex Term II
KINE 5307 Measurement and Evaluation

Summer
Flex Term I

KINE 5310 Motor Learning and Control
KINE 5301 Current Trends and Issues in Sports and Exercise Settings
Flex Term II
KINE 5303 Coaching Behaviors and Sports Preparation
KINE 5302 Sports Management and Marketing