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Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Master of Science in Kinesiology program equips candidates for Christian servant leadership in the multi-faceted areas of Kinesiology, equipping them with intercultural and leadership skills equal to integrating their Christian faith and witness as they make significant contributions to the human endeavor. This degree will prepare students to apply their studies to the design of wellness, fitness, and health promotion programs in various settings of professional interest: education, corporate, and commercial. The program also includes scientific study in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and the biophysics of human movement.


The Master of Science in Kinesiology is a 36-hour program. The program is composed of 18 kinesiology core hours, 6 hours of professional preparation, a 3-hour internship, and 9 hours of electives.


Credit hours

Kinesiology Core Courses


KNES 5301 - Exercise Physiology

KNES 5302 - Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport

KNES 5303 - Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills

KNES 5304 - Sport Nutrition

KNES 6310 - Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology and Sport (S-L)

KNES 6326 - Psychology of Sport and Performance

Professional Preparation Area


KNES 6305 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology

KNES 6308 - Sociology of Sport

KNES 6020 - Culminating Experience


KNES 5321 - Internship



Choose 6 hours of kinesiology electives and any three-hour graduate elective (approved by program director).


Total Credit Hours Required


(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


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