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Master of Science in Kinesiology (Sport and Human Performance)

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Master of Arts in Kinesiology - Sport and Human Performance

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport and Human Performance is designed to advance students' understanding of relationships among movement, exercise and skills that occur in the contexts of development, learning, rehabilitation, and training.

This program seeks to prepare future professionals for movement-related careers, such as:

  • Personal Training 
  • Performance Training 
  • College Coaching 
  • Corporate Wellness 
  • Commercial Fitness

Learning occurs through the study of movement and exercise processes within a framework that emphasizes the clinical and practical implications of theory and research.

This program is offered through online courses with a requirement of on campus lab days each semester (1-2 days of work on campus with equipment in the lab each semester you are taking Sport and Human Performance courses).

Program Breakdown
Degree Type Master of Science (M.S.)
Length 30 or 36 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester


Dr. Glave 

Dr. Glave
Applied biomechanics, obesity, performance, training methodologies

Dr. Didier 

Dr. Didier
Application of motor learning to the physical education classroom, ACL injury prevention in female athletes, environmental context effect on motor skill learning

Dr. Wagner 

Dr. Wagner
Weight training, swimming, exercise for youth and elderly

Dr. Oden 

Dr. Oden
Performance testing of the athlete

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