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Kinesiology Applications Information


Master of Science Degree in 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.

Admission to the Program

Admission to the graduate program in Kinesiology is a two-step process. First, students must be admitted to the University by satisfying the University requirements which are listed in the on-line University Catalogue under the Graduate and Post-baccalaureate Admission Requirements.

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Information about how to apply can be found at the Graduate Admissions website.

Students must select the Kinesiology MS degree program and provide the requested material online.

Note: GRE requirement is waived for admission in Fall 2022.

Applications deadline: May 31, 2022

To be accepted, students must have a grade point average of at least 2.75 from the last 90 quarter units (60-semester units) and appropriate undergraduate preparation in kinesiology or in a related field. Students with undergraduate or graduate degrees in fields other than kinesiology may be required to take an additional set of predetermined undergraduate prerequisite courses specific to the various options of the graduate Kinesiology program.

For degree requirements select the "Academic Programs" link and scroll down to the "Kinesiology" link from the University Catalog webpage. You are also welcome to print a copy of our Graduate Student Handbook in case you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC.)  Also, print a copy of the MS Program Plan based on your option. (MS Excel file)

For specific information about options please contact:

For general questions about the Graduate Program, contact Dr. Stefan Keslacy (323-342-4654 and [email protected])