Internships & Opportunities

Numerous research opportunities are also available. Graduate students have recently investigated subjects including

  • the effect of sub-concussive and concussive head impacts on ocular-motor function;
  • increasing physical activity levels among Filipino women and other underserved populations;
  • the obstacles facing African American women looking to enter the field of athletic administration; and
  • workplace staff and college student wellness programs.

As a part of their coursework, Athletic Training students perform clinical education hours with athletic teams and doctors working at Temple University Hospital.

Careers

The Delaware Valley and the East Coast are generally richer in opportunities for practitioners in kinesiology and the psychology of exercise and sport. Master’s students have gone on to work in settings ranging from the U.S. Army’s Ready and Resilient program to offices of athletic advising in academic settings. An MS in Kinesiology can prepare graduates to work as certified athletic trainers in settings that include

  • hospitals,
  • performing arts organizations,
  • sport medicine clinics and
  • traditional sports (ranging from high school to professional sports).

Many students also advance to PhD programs.

Career Services

As a Temple student, you can visit the Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

You’ll also have access to

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Kinesiology MS may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Agents & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes

$62,080.00

Athletes & Sports Competitors

$47,710.00

Athletic Trainers

$45,630.00

Coaches & Scouts

$31,460.00

Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School

$92,510.00

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

$99,360.00

Locker Room, Coatroom, & Dressing Room Attendants

$21,720.00

Recreation & Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

$59,180.00

Sports Medicine Physicians

$206,920.00

Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials

$25,660.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).