This program was formally known as Exercise and Sport Science

The graduate program in Kinesiology offers courses and learning experiences in the theoretical and practical study of physical activity (including exercise and sport) for the promotion of optimal health and disease prevention.

Graduate fields in kinesiology include exercise physiology, movement studies in disability, neuromechanics, physical activity and public health, sport and exercise psychology, and sport pedagogy (Master's degree only).

The MS degree can be completed via a thesis or project. The PhD degree requires the completion of a dissertation.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
Required Tests
  • GRE

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

See contact information above.

Application Process

Masters and PHD applications and documents are accepted only through the SOPHAS online admissions system.  Do not submit applications or documents to the Graduate School.  All questions regarding SOPHAS use, fees and policies should be directed to the Exercise and Sport Science program.


Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for all applicants
December 01
Funding Deadline for all applicants
December 01

Available Concentrations ?

  • sport pedagogy
  • movement studies in disability (Masters only)
  • physical education teacher education (Masters only)
  • exercise physiology (PhD Only)
  • neuromechanics (PhD Only)
  • physical activity and public health (PhD Only)
  • sport and exercise psychology (PhD Only)

MAIS Participation

This program may serve as a primary, secondary, or third field of study in a MAIS degree.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)