MKin Special Case

Fall 2022 Admission Deadline - April 15, 2022

Overview

The Master of Kinesiology (MKin) in Clinical and Applied Movement Science will provide students with a unique opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and experience through evidence-based teaching and applied engagement.  Admission available for fall semester only.

Program Objectives

With an integrated and multidisciplinary focus, this practicum based graduate degree will be the only one in Canada which focuses specifically on clinical and applied movement sciences. This degree aligns with the University of Regina’s strategic plan involving student success and community engagement and provides an opportunity for transformational change through unique program delivery and design.

This degree will foster independent thinking, knowledge mobilization and translation. Students will complete 8 core classes specifically focused on clinical and applied movement sciences. In addition to the course requirements, students will complete two practicum placements.

Professional practicums are essential for the facilitation of learning and professional growth. Specific objectives of the practicum placements include:
(a) Providing students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in areas consistent with career objectives and interests,
(b) To enable students the opportunity to enhance their clinical and applied skill sets,
(c) To share new and updated concepts of development, implementation, and evaluation of services with external agencies and partners
(d) To further enhance a student’s understanding and conceptualization of professionalism.
(e) To aid in the assessment of the duties, expectations, and responsibilities of a professional in the chosen field in an effort to assist with initial short term and/or long term career choices.

Program Outcomes

  1. Gain exposure to and responsibility for varied practical situations under qualified supervision.
  2. Gain knowledge and competence in working with individuals and groups in a structured program setting.
  3. Develop an in-depth understanding of clinical and applied movement science interests and needs, and the variations of services delivered by multiple agencies and organizations.
  4. Demonstrate a level of competence in leadership, programming, and administrative abilities, as well as commitment to human values and ethics.