The graduate program in Kinesiology is an integrated study of movement encompassing the physiological, mechanical, and behavioral aspects of physical activity. The curriculum includes lectures and laboratory courses, seminars, independent study, and mentored research.

The curriculum consists of a set of 6 required core courses (30 credits) and either a thesis (for the research track) or a capstone project (for the clinically applied track). The remaining 18 credits may be taken from the list of electives provided below. The program may be completed in two years by taking classes during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please note: some electives offered outside of the department may only be available in the Summer quarter.

Core Requirements

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Program Electives

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Sarah Shultz

Kinesiology Department Chair


Erica Rauff

Graduate Program Director


Kari Berkas

Program Coordinator