Health and Kinesiology

The purpose of the Master of Science degree in Health and Kinesiology is to prepare professionals to work in the fields of health promotion, exercise and fitness, sport administration, and school based physical education. The program includes opportunities for internships and research experience. Many graduates complete this degree as a means to pursue careers in medicine (e.g., physical therapy, chiropractic medicine).

Other Concentrations

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Sport Management



Required Semester Hours 33-36

Program Highlights


  • Thesis or non-thesis option
  • Graduate assistantships
  • Opportunities to engage in research
  • Nationally recognized faculty with strong research records


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Athletic Director
  • Corporate Wellness Leader
  • Education Coordinator
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Health Coach
  • Health Educator
  • Health/Fitness Coordinator
  • Health/Fitness Instructor
  • Health and Safety Educator

Types of Employers

  • Corporations
  • Fitness centers
  • Health care
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Schools/Universities



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