UT Tyler

Graduate Admissions

Kinesiology MS Degree


The University of Texas at Tyler
Dept of Health and Kinesiology
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Phone 903.566.7031

Degree Information
Dr. Scott Spier
Email: sspier@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7427

Graduate Admission Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions
Office: STE 345
Phone: 903.566.7457
Fax: 903.566.7492

Program Information

Degree: MS

Hours: 36

College: Nursing and Health Sciences

Admission Requirements

Application Instructions

Total Program Tuition Cost: $15,156 Estimated tuition for full-time, in-state on-campus enrollment. Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.

Scholarships/Financial Support:  Yes

Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE scores. GRE will be waived for applicants with graduate degrees from an accredited academic institution. 

GPA: Have demonstrated academic achievement and potential as indicated by a grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4-point scale for all upper-division undergraduate hours, acceptable GRE scores, or a combination of upper division grade point average and GRE score.

*Leveling courses may be required for applicants lacking adequate academic preparation.

Letters of Recommendation: Submit three strong letters of recommendation from individuals in professional positions who can validly comment on the applicant’s suitability for graduate studies in general and for studies in the intended field in particular.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No

Admissions Essay: Yes - statement of goals

Deadlines: Fall - Aug 1, Spring - Dec 1, Summer - May 1

Career Outlook: A master’s degree in kinesiology from The University of Texas at Tyler opens a wide range of career and graduate study options. Your master’s degree can be a springboard into advanced health-related degrees in exercise physiology, physical therapy, rehabilitation or occupational therapy. Or, enter a career in personal training, physical education or coaching. With America’s ever-growing interest in health and fitness, your professional opportunities will expand and diversify.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is O*Net.

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