Degrees & Deadlines

Degrees

Major Health Behavior and Health Education Kinesiology
Area of Study Health Behavior and Health Education Exercise Science Physical Culture and Sport Studies
Doctoral (PhD)* Health Education Exercise Science Physical Culture and Sport Studies
Master of Science (MS) Health Education Exercise Science
Exercise & Sport Psychology
Sport Management
Master of Education (MEd) Lifespan Health Promotion
Physical Activity & Health Promotion

Health Promotion & Productivity
Exercise Science
Exercise & Sport Psychology
Sport Management
Sport Management (Online)
Prerequisites Doctoral applicants:
Research Methods
Behavioral Science
Statistics
Master's applicants:
Theory & Methods in Health Education and/or Health Promotion
Behavioral Science
Statistics
Doctoral & Master's applicants:
Human Anatomy
Exercise Physiology
Biomechanics
Human Vertebrate Physiology or Motor Control/Learning
Physical Culture & Sport Studies (Doctoral) applicants:
History of Sport and Physical Activity or equivalent
Sport Management (Master's) applicants:
Management Theory
Marketing Principles
Finance or Accounting

*All doctoral programs offer an interdisciplinary option of study. For details, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Deadlines

Please refer to the table below for application deadlines to all graduate programs and funding opportunities. Exercise Science is the only program that offers spring and fall admission.

Deadline To Apply For Areas
December 1 Fall (August) graduate admission and all departmental funding opportunities including fellowships and RA/TA positions. The department makes no guarantees that students who apply AFTER this deadline will be considered for funding. Health Behavior and Health Education
Exercise Science
Physical Culture and Sport Studies (Ph.D. only)
Sport Management (Master's only)
General Masters in Kinesiology
May 1 Fall (August) graduate admission only. The department makes no guarantees that students who apply AFTER this deadline will be considered for admission.
October 1 Spring (January) Admission Exercise Science only.

Learn more about the application deadlines

Contacts

Photo of Thomas HuntThomas Hunt, Associate Professor & Graduate Advisor. As the Graduate Advisor and a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, Dr. Hunt oversees the graduate curriculum, degree plans, advancement to candidacy, dissertations and theses, grievances, and serves as a liaison between the Graduate School and KHE faculty.
Photo of Phillip SalazarPhillip Salazar, Graduate Coordinator. As Graduate Program Coordinator, Phillip Salazar assists the Department Chair, Graduate Advisor, Executive Assistant, faculty, staff and graduate students in the operations of the graduate program and degrees offered in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, including registration, enrollment, academic appointments, scholarships, admissions, candidacy, graduation, and maintaining academic records.