Graduate Studies

The Department of Kinesiology and Health (KNH) offers one master's degree; a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health with areas of concentration in (a) Exercise and Health Science, (b) Health Promotion, and (c) Sport Leadership. The program requires 30 credit hours and students have the option of choosing a thesis or non-thesis track.

KNH’s graduate students have the opportunity to work alongside faculty with national and international reputations.

Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health: Students choose between a concentration in:

The Department of Kinesiology and Health (KNH) offers three COMBINED PROGRAMS: one in Sport Leadership, one in Health Promotion, and one in Exercise and Health Science. The combined bachelors-masters program allows highly qualified students to simultaneously pursue both a bachelors and masters degree.

The Sport Leadership Graduate Program offers two Graduate Certificates: one in Sport Psychology and one in Sport Management.
The Sport Psychology Graduate Certificate focuses on the study of psychological and social factors that influence sport and physical activity participation. Sport psychology involves the study of human thought, emotion, and behavior in recreational and competitive sport. This includes the study of individual processes such as motivational orientations, self-efficacy, and stress/anxiety, as well as social factors such as group processes, coaching, and leadership effectiveness.
The Sport Management Graduate Certificate is designed to train students for management and leadership positions within the sport industry. With a focus on sport venue management, sport marketing, and strategic management of sport organizations, this graduate certificate program seeks to develop forward and innovative leaders for the future of the sport industry.