Graduate Program

Graduate students in Kinesiology select from one of two areas of concentration:

Biophysical Kinesiology

encompassing the Exercise Physiology, Human Performance, and Neuromechanics laboratories)

Psychosocial Kinesiology

encompassing the Physical Activity and Public Health, Sport and Exercise Psychology, and Disabilities Research laboratories. Faculty contact information and a detailed description of the research being conducted may be found on each laboratory’s webpage.



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.



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.


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