School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science - Master of Science - Kinesiology

The Master of Science degree in Kinesiology prepares students to (a) progress in a professional career in exercise and fitness, rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise, physical education teaching, or community leadership; and (b) embark on further graduate study in a doctoral program in Kinesiology or a related discipline.

Option I: Exercise Science (32 units)


This Option prepares students for advanced professional positions in the fitness and rehabilitation exercise industries, and for advanced doctoral study.


Option II: Physical Education Instruction (32 units)


This Option prepares students for advancement in professional positions involving teaching physical education in schools and other community settings, and for advanced doctoral study.

Option III: Community Leadership (32 units)


This Option prepares students for advanced professional positions in physical activity programming for nonprofit, community, and government agencies; for general leadership positions in such agencies; and for advanced doctoral study.