What will I learn?

The graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology is designed to expand the students' knowledge and to augment their qualifications for leadership in their chosen profession.

The objectives of the program are to increase the students' breadth and depth of knowledge relative to the discipline of Kinesiology; to provide the opportunity for students to engage in scholarly activity that includes creative and analytical thinking, interpreting, evaluating and reporting published research, designing and conducting research; and to provide a focus of study that will enhance career commitment and allow for experiences that will lead to continued self-development and growth.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Human Services

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $396 per unit
Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Health and Human Services

Solano Hall, Room 5002,



95819, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor degree to apply for a graduate program.

For international students

For students with an undergraduate major in Kinesiology, admission to the MS program as a classified graduate student requires an overall GPA of 2.8 or 3.0 in the last 60 semester units.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL - Score of 550 (paper based test), Score of 80 (internet based), IELTS (Academic) - Overall band score of 6.5, PTE Academic - Score of 65.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.