Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Master of Science in Kinesiology is a master’s program in the College of Public Health that prepares graduates to seek a doctoral degree or work in variety of settings depending on your degree concentration. The program offers concentrations in Athletic Training, Integrative Exercise Physiology, and Psychology of Human Movement.

Temple’s Department of Kinesiology aims to advance comprehensive inquiry into, and understanding of, human movement in all of its forms and implications. The program primarily trains academicians but also clinicians/practitioners in some areas. The program offers an opportunity to engage in coursework as well as research and applied work across a range of subdisciplines within the discipline of Kinesiology.

You will combine coursework and a research or applied culminating experience to gain advanced knowledge of the field. Faculty members provide mentorship and academic guidance for both in-class learning and practice-based fieldwork. Many approach the program with a strong engagement in sports, and past students have worked with patients in settings from hospitals to professional sports.

Note: The MS in Kinesiology Athletic Training program does not enable students to take the Board of Certification exam. If you are interested in becoming a certified athletic trainer, explore Temple’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program.

Concentrations

The Department of Kinesiology offers the following concentrations for the Kinesiology MS.

  • Psychology of Movement

    Develop an understanding of the psychological dimensions of movement, and explore the role of exercise in individuals’ lives. Explore sport psychology through research and application.

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  • Integrative Exercise Physiology

    Prepare for a career as a scientist, clinical researcher or clinician in a variety of practice settings, including clinics, hospitals and wellness centers. Gain advanced knowledge and skills in clinical or applied integrative physiology of exercise.

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  • Athletic Training

    This post-professional program focuses on expanding the applied and experiential knowledge and skills of certified athletic trainers, increasing the athletic training body of knowledge, and disseminating new knowledge in the field. 

    The MS in Kinesiology Athletic Training program does not enable students to take the Board of Certification exam. If you are interested in becoming a certified athletic trainer, explore Temple’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Master of Science program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $928.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,276.00 per credit

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