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Grad School / Program:

  • Kinesiology

  • Contact:
  • 3 IM Sports Circle Building
    Department of Kinesiology
    Michigan State University (MSU)
    East Lansing, MI 48824
    United States
    Phone: 517-355-4736



  • Degrees Granted:
  • Masters, Doctorate

  • Programs offered:
  • On-campus
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  • Description:
  • M.S. Program in Kinesiology
    The primary objective of the master's degree program in kinesiology is to help students to acquire a breadth of knowledge grounded in theory, to gain expertise in one or more areas of specialization, and to develop competence in methods of inquiry.

    Nine major areas of study (concentrations) within the discipline of kinesiology are available to master's students:

    - Adapted physical activity
    - Athletic training
    - Biomechanics
    - Coaching
    - Exercise physiology
    - Growth and motor development
    - Psychosocial aspects of sport and physical activity
    - Sport administration
    - Student-athlete development

    Ph.D. Program in Kinesiology
    The primary objective of the doctoral degree program in kinesiology is to develop scholars who are competent in teaching, conducting research, and serving in leadership roles in various educational, governmental, public, or private agencies. In addition to developing expertise in an area of specialization, students must be able to interpret and integrate information from related academic disciplines. Individualized programs of study may be developed, taking into consideration students' academic needs and professional goals.

    Six major areas of study (concentrations) within the discipline of kinesiology are available to doctoral students:

    - Adapted physical activity
    - Athletic training
    - Biomechanics
    - Exercise physiology
    - Growth and motor development
    - Psychosocial aspects of sport and physical activity

  • Grad Program Website:
  • http://www.education.msu.edu/kin/

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