Graduate Program

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies offers graduate work leading to:

  • Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health Studies
  • PhD in Kinesiology and Health Studies

Both programs are thesis-based and offer students the opportunity to critically examine issues within the areas of health, exercise sciences, social science of physical activity and recreation, adapted physical activity, and sport and recreation administration.

NEW Graduate Program Option Fall 2018

  • Practicum-based Master of Kinesiology (MKin) with specialization in Clinical and Applied Movement Science

The MKin is a 30-credit hour practicum-based master’s degree that requires 24 credit hours of designated courses and 6 credit hours of practicum. It offers students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and experience through teaching, evidence-based research and applied engagement. Course delivery will include intensive/block and evening offerings in the fall and winter semester, and an intensive offering in spring. Practicum placements may occur in any semester, but most likely spring/summer semesters.  For more information, click here.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is also involved in a joint program with the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Work, offering students the opportunity to complete the following degrees:

  • Master of Arts degree in Gerontology
  • Master of Science degree in Gerontology

For information pertaining to the MA/MSc in Gerontology, please consult directly with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research for program information and admission criteria.

Graduate/Research Opportunities

-Grad Student Advertisement - Biomechanics
-Grad Research Assistanship - Sport and Rec Management
-Athlete Health and Performance Assistanship
-Physical Activity Epidemiology