Lifelong physical activity is a critical pursuit – and one that requires knowledgeable people who research and implement evidence-based practices for students and clients. Our M.S. in Kinesiology and Physical Education, with thesis and non-thesis options, prepares you to work as a competent and reflective professional in the exercise science and physical education teacher education communities. You'll choose from three specialties: exercise physiology, physical educational pedagogy or sport and exercise psychology. We offer outstanding instruction with state-of-the-art equipment to ensure your success and professional growth. You'll also have multiple opportunities to engage with graduate faculty on research projects, grant-writing and community outreach.
You’ll need a bachelor’s which included courses in kinesiology, physical education, health, recreation or equivalent courses. You’ll also need to provide your college transcripts.
During your program of study, you will:
15 semester hours in selected specialization, which can include course such as:
Select one of the following (3)
Three semester hours of additional KNPE coursework.
Electives with approval of graduate program adviser (6).
Same requirements as listed above except in lieu of six credit hours of elective work, students take six (6) semester hours of KNPE 699A: Master’s Thesis.