Kinesiology M.S., Concentration in Exercise Science
A minimum of 30 approved graduate credits including an advanced research project (24 graduate course credits plus 6 credits of KIN 896: Advanced Research in Exercise Science) are required plus an oral defense of the research project. Courses marked with an asterisk are required.
M.S. students will work with their advisor to develop a plan of study by selecting from the following courses:
KIN 804: Electrocardiography (4 cr)
KIN 805: Topics in Applied Physiology (4 cr)
KIN 806: Neurology (4 cr + 2 cr KIN 807 Neurology Lab corequisite)
KIN 820: Science and Practice of Strength Training (4 cr)
KIN 822: Applied Biomechanics (4 cr)
KIN 824: Exercise Metabolism: Acute and Chronic Adaptations (4 cr)
KIN 836: Fitness & Graded Exercise Testing (4 cr)
KIN 837: Exercise Prescription and Leadership in Healthy and Special Populations (4 cr)
KIN 894: Cardiopulmonary Pathologies
KIN 896: Advanced Research in Exercise Science (6 cr) *
KIN 901: Analysis of Professional Literature (4 cr) *
KIN 902: Colloquium (2 cr) (2 semesters required) *
Graduate Level Statistics Course Approved by Department (4 cr) *
Students may also take relevant courses outside the department, however these classes should be approved prior to enrollment.
Those applying to the M.S. Exercise Science program should have the following prerequisite courses1:
1Applicants with strong academic backgrounds who have not met specific course prerequisites may be admitted, but should expect to take any missing prerequisite courses at the undergraduate level without receiving graduate credit.
1 year Anatomy/Physiology with lab