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Department of Kinesiology

General Program Requirements

The M.S. degree in kinesiology requires a minimum of 30 hours for students completing a master's thesis option and 36 hours for students completing a course work option. The specific program of study, designed by the student and supervisory committee, is tailored to meet the individual needs and interests of the student. A maximum of 12 hours of supporting work in other departments may be applied toward the degree. All students are expected to demonstrate a depth and breadth of understanding of kinesiology in a written and/or oral final evaluation.

The format for this program are as follows:

KIN 815 Research Methods33
Statistics course (STAT 702, 703 or PSYCH 830)33
KIN 801 Physical Activity: Physiology to Public Health Impact33
Other Courses and Electives1527


*Actual degree requirements will be summarized on an approved plan of study