Kinesiology or Health Education

Master of Education

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

The Master of Education program gives working professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of Kinesiology or Health Education. Two options, both expected to take 36 hours over two years, are available. Neither program requires a thesis.

The General Kinesiology track is designed for physical educators and teacher-coaches interested in pursuing a general Kinesiology master’s degree. You will take courses in

  • Health Behavior Health Education (HBHE)
  • Exercise Science (includes Exercise Physiology and Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science)
  • Physical Culture and Sport Studies/Sport Management

The Health Education track focuses on theory, application and practitioner skills oriented towards careers in educational institutions, community health care settings, business and industry, government agencies and voluntary health agencies.

For both options, you will develop your degree plan with a supervising professor. Your supervising professor will serve as an academic adviser before getting the final approval for your degree plan from the department’s graduate advisor.

Admissions Requirements


Degree Requirements— 36 Credit Hours

Option One: M.Ed. with a Specialization in Kinesiology Core Course Options

Option Two: M.Ed. with a Specialization in Health Education Core Course Options

Supporting Work Outside the Department (6 hours)

Culminating Experience


At a Glance

  • Program Starts: Fall
  • Deadline to Apply:
    Priority: December 1
    Final: May 1
  • Credit Hours Required: 36
  • Program Location: On Campus
  • GRE Required? No

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