Kinesiology | Graduate Programs | College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Uncover the keys to optimal health and disease prevention by studying human movement and its effect on health. With a degree in kinesiology, you can work in academia, business, clinical settings, the fitness industry and more. 

Areas of Concentration

Biophysical kinesiology

Psychosocial kinesiology


An option is focused on an area of study designed to provide a student with specialized knowledge, competence and skills while sharing a minimum of core courses. The Adapted Physical Activity option is available to students in the major of Kinesiology and is transcript visible.

Professionally oriented degrees

We are developing several new professionally oriented degrees at the master’s level. Refer to the Physical Education Teacher Education and Athletic Training sites for updates on some of these initiatives. We will post more information on master’s degree options available for applicants interested in applying next year as details become available.

Degree Program requirements


Applying for Admission

More information for prospective and current students can be found in Students.

Graduate Assistantships and Scholarships

Graduate assistantships are available in teaching and research to highly qualified candidates. Graduate assistantship annual support ranges from $9,595-$22,176 based on assignment (and also includes a waiver of graduate tuition). Application forms and deadlines can be found in How to Apply and Fellowships.

More Information

Details about academic programs, faculty, students and research can be found throughout this site or contact Dr. Marc Norcross, graduate coordinator.

If you have general questions about our graduate programs, please contact Debi Rothermund, administrative program apecialist.

Resources Outside the College

Graduate Student Forms