Online Master of Science in Kinesiology

Total Semester Credit Hours = 36

The Online Master of Science Degree Program in Kinesiology will provide advanced research-oriented study of kinesiology. The program prepares for a broad range of careers in exercise, physical education, coaching- or sport-related settings, or provides foundation for subsequent doctoral study in exercise science, physical education and/or kinesiology. This degree is also appropriate for clinicians, such as physical therapists and athletic trainers, who want to further their understanding of the science related to their areas of practice. Strong background in the basic sciences is excellent preparation for the M.S. Kinesiology Degree Program.

Curriculum (36 semester hours)

Core requirements (21 semester hours)

HECC 5303: Research Design*
HECC 5317: Biometric Methods*
KINE 5315: Exercise Physiology*
KINE 5307: Motor Learning*
KINE 5335: Biomechanics*
HECC 5397: Internship I
HECC 5398: Internship II

Prescribed Elective Courses (15 semester hours chosen with advisor)

ALHS 5322: Nutrition, Health and Disease
ALHS 5320: The US Health System
HECC 5393: Contemporary Issues in Health & Kinesiology
HECC 5370: Ethics
HECC 5399: Independent Study
KINE 5310: Sport Psychology
KINE 5341: Sports Nutrition
KINE 5317: Training Methods, Performance Enhancement
KINE 53**: Success in Sports
KINE 53**: Analysis of Teaching and Coaching Behavior
NURS 5308: Contemporary Healthcare Ethics
NURS 5323: Holistic Health: The art & science of healing
NURS 5356: Health Promotion in Individuals and Communities

*Courses offered synchronously Face-to-Face and Online via the Elluminate Virtual Classroom.