MS in Kinesiology

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 11,759

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The Master's in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport and Exercise Science prepares professionals in the multi-faceted disciplines of athletic performance.
These include biomechanics, exercise physiology, leadership/management of sport, motor performance, nutrition, assessment of sport performance, sport psychology, and strength & conditioning. The program provides and supports higher-level knowledge, specialized proficiencies and the development of independent creativity. Thesis and non-thesis options are offered.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's state-of-the-art Island Hall includes a biomechanics lab, motor development lab, exercise physiology lab, and athletic training center, providing some of the top technology available anywhere for exercise science research.

The Master's in Kinesiology is available as either an entirely online program or a hybrid face-to-face/online program. If you want to apply for an entirely online Kinesiology program, please select online Kinesiology in ApplyTexas. Please note, online Kinesiology program will not issue F-1 visa.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • August 2022

Entry requirements
Postgraduate

Pre-Master’s Program (2 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 48-54
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English Not accepted
  • GPA: 2.50 Pre-Master’s Program
  • Up to 3 credits toward degree

Pre-Master’s Program (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 55
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English Not accepted
  • GPA: 2.50 for Pre-Master’s Program
  • Up to 3 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 3.0 for Direct Admission
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Option I-Non-Thesis Graduate Project - 36 semester hours - (33 hours coursework 3 hours Graduate Research Project)
1. Kinesiology Core Courses (15 semester hours)
• KINE 5307 - Research Design in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5308 - Leadership in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5311 - Statistics in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5312 - Sport Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5327 - Sport Biomechanics 3 sem. hrs.


2. Required Courses (9 semester hours)
Choose at least 3 from the list below. Additional courses can be utilized as applied electives below.
• KINE 5306 - Sport Nutrition 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5313 - Athletic Testing 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5314 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5315 - Concepts in Sport Business 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5325 - Program Design for Resistance Training 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5338 - Motor Development in Sport 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5340 - Sport Psychology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5390 - Professional Seminar 1-3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5394 - Professional Field Experience 3 sem. hrs.


3. Applied Electives (0-9 semester hours)


4. Capstone Experience - Graduate Research Project in Kinesiology (3 semester hours)
• KINE 5397 - Graduate Research Project in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
Option II-Non-Thesis Comprehensive Exam - 36 semester hours (36 hours coursework comprehensive exam)


1. Kinesiology Core Courses (15 semester hours)
• KINE 5307 - Research Design in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5308 - Leadership in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5311 - Statistics in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5312 - Sport Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5327 - Sport Biomechanics 3 sem. hrs.


2. Required Courses (12 semester hours)
Choose at least 4 from the list below. Additional courses can be utilized as applied electives below.
• KINE 5306 - Sport Nutrition 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5313 - Athletic Testing 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5314 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5315 - Concepts in Sport Business 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5325 - Program Design for Resistance Training 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5338 - Motor Development in Sport 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5340 - Sport Psychology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5390 - Professional Seminar 1-3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5394 - Professional Field Experience 3 sem. hrs.


3. Applied Electives (0-9 semester hours)
Graduate-level courses to be selected with permission of faculty advisor. Choices may include, but are not limited to the Kinesiology courses listed above.


4. Comprehensive Exam
Option III-Thesis Option 36 semester hours - (30 hours of coursework 6 hours of Thesis)
Thesis option requires departmental approval.


1. Kinesiology Core Courses (15 semester hours)
• KINE 5307 - Research Design in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5308 - Leadership in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5311 - Statistics in Kinesiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5312 - Sport Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5327 - Sport Biomechanics 3 sem. hrs.


2. Required Courses (9 semester hours)
Choose at least 3 from the list below. Additional courses can be utilized as applied electives below.
• KINE 5306 - Sport Nutrition 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5313 - Athletic Testing 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5314 - Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5315 - Concepts in Sport Business 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5325 - Program Design for Resistance Training 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5338 - Motor Development in Sport 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5340 - Sport Psychology 3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5390 - Professional Seminar 1-3 sem. hrs.
• KINE 5394 - Professional Field Experience 3 sem. hrs.


3. Applied Electives (6 semester hours)
• KINE 5698 - Thesis in Progress 3-6 sem. hrs.


4. Capstone Experience - Thesis in Progress (6 semester hours)

Postgraduate Program

 Pre-Master’s Program (2 semesters) $12252 

Pre-Master’s Program (1 semester) $6126 

Direct Admission (2 semesters/9 credits each) Business: $11,759 Engineering/Computer Science: $12,126 

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