Best Graduate Programs in Kinesiology and Exercise Science - Updated 2020

104 universities offer graduate programs in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had highest number of international students receiving a Master's degree. University of Virginia-Main Campus had the most women graduates in this program.


Job outlook for Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Kinesiology and Exercise Science is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than average for all occupations. Median pay for Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 2018 was $47,340. The number of jobs were 6880.


Check out best universities offering online Master's program in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Tuition: $12,920
State: TX
Acceptance: 71.05%
In the Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation at the University of North Texas, the university graduate Kinesiology program provides applicant an in-depth understanding of basic research methodology and professional literature, trends and research being conducted in the field. University of North Texas offers course work leading to a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with concentrations in exercise physiology, sport pedagogy or sport and exercise psychology.

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Tuition: $13,190
State: TX
Acceptance: 81.04%
The Master of Science in Exercise Science is designed to help graduates gain a solid academic foundation, research capability, and necessary knowledge and experience in exercise science to help graduates to achieve their goals in the areas of health care practitioners, technical occupations and fitness fields.
Tuition: $10,698
State: TX
Acceptance: 89.11%
Advanced study in Health and Kinesiology provides students an opportunity to improve their proficiency as master teachers or exercise professionals, can prepare them to become administrators in their field, and or can prepare them for doctoral studies in their kinesiology discipline of interest.
Tuition: $12,322
State: TX
Acceptance: 86.8%
TWU’s Kinesiology offers master of science and doctoral programs that you can customize with various emphases to meet your career goals. MS in Kinesiology with emphasis areas in Adapted Physical Activity, Biomechanics and Motor Behavior,Coaching (online only), Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management (hybrid). Graduate students interested in preparing for teaching and research careers in higher education are encouraged to for a competitive Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA).

Graduate Programs

Tuition: $17,544
State: GA
Acceptance: 80.06%
The 36 hour program of study is individualized based upon student career goals with an emphasis on exercise science-based topics at the advanced level, advanced quantitative and qualitative research classes and other areas of specialization based on their science or health background.

Master of Science in Kinesiology

Tuition: $16,164
State: GA
Acceptance: 80.94%
The Master of Science with a major in Kinesiology is an advanced degree designed for students with an undergraduate degree in health and physical education or a related field or who are currently employed in a fitness related profession. Provides an advanced degree opportunity for physical educators (and related fields) who hold a teaching certificate in physical education or have a degree in exercise science and non-certification physical education. Provides students with advanced experiences and study in content areas specific to health and physical education and exercise science. Develops the abilities of students to conduct research and to critically assess professional practices within educational and sport-related settings.

Online Master of Science with a major in Kinesiology

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