Kinesiology M.S.

Degree Requirements: 36 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

Regular

  1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (4.0 scale).
  3. Graduate Record Examination scores less than five years old.
  4. A full vita or resume that includes the following:
    1. Work history,
    2. Professional experiences,
    3. Membership and participation in professional organizations,
    4. Other experiences related to the academic program, and
    5. Contact information for a minimum of three references.

Provisional

  1. Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 (4.0 scale).
  3. Graduate Record Examination scores less than five years old.
  4. A full vita or resume that includes the following:
    1. Work history,
    2. Professional experiences,
    3. Membership and participation in professional organizations,
    4. Other experiences related to the academic program, and
    5. Contact information for a minimum of three references.

NOTE: Prerequisite undergraduate course work may be required. Contact the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Health & Kinesiology for complete information.

Requirements

Credit Hours
Investigative Core
KINS   6130Research Design in Kinesiology3
KINS   6131Data Analysis in Kinesiology3
Concentrations
Select one of the following concentration areas:30
Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration
Psychology of Sport and Exercise Performance
Team Dynamics
Sport and Exercise Psychology Interventions
Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Health and Exercise Psychology
Practicum in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Internship in Kinesiology
Thesis
Guided Major Electives (3-6)
Athletic Training Concentration
Selected Topics in Kinesiology
Instrumentation and Techniques in Biochemics
Advanced Rehabilitation Skills in Athletic Training
Current Issues in Athletic Training
Evaluation and Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine
Clinical Practicum for Teaching Athletic Training Skills
Clinical Practicum for Evaluating Athletic Training Skills
Project in Athletic Training
Thesis
Guided Major Electives (3)
Exercise Science Concentration
Advanced Exercise Physiology
Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiology
Instrumentation and Techniques in Biochemics
Human Performance and Nutrition
Internship in Kinesiology
Thesis
Guided Major Electives (9-12)
Physical Education Concentration 1
Online Track:
Issues and Trends in School Health
Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
Motor Behavior
Fitness and Wellness Education
Assessment and Technology in Physical Education
Action Research in Physical Education
Supervision of Instruction in Physical Education
Curriculum Issues and Trends in Physical Education
Advanced Teaching Techniques in Health and Physical Education
Electives (3)
On Campus Track:
Issues and Trends in School Health
Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
Fitness and Wellness Education
Assessment and Technology in Physical Education
Action Research in Physical Education
Supervision of Instruction in Physical Education
Curriculum Issues and Trends in Physical Education
Advanced Teaching Techniques in Health and Physical Education
Advanced Methods in Secondary Physical Education
Advanced Methods in Elementary Physical Education
Sports Nutrition Concentration
Exercise and Special Populations
Human Performance and Nutrition
Macronutrient Metabolism in Sports Nutrition
Micronutrient Metabolism
Energy Balance for Weight Management
Applied Sport Physiology
Internship in Kinesiology
Thesis
Guided Major Electives (9) 2
Coaching Concentration 3
Research Methods
Administrative Issues in Coaching
Applied Sport Physiology
Applied Sport Biomechanics
Prevention, Recognition and Care of Athletic Injuries
Current Issues in Coaching
Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
Psychology of Sport and Exercise Performance
Team Dynamics
Practicum in Coaching
Guided Major Electives (6)
Total Credit Hours36
1

Note:  The Physical Education Concentration is offered as an online track or as an on campus track.

2

Note:  Students may select Thesis (KINS   7999) (6) to replace 6 credit hours of the Guided Major Electives.

3

Note: The Coaching Concentration is offered online and does not require the 6hr Investigative Core.

Advisement

School of Health & Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8076
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-0200
FAX: (912) 478-0381
http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/hk