Two degree programs are available to the student: Master of Arts degree in Kinesiology with Five Options and Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with four Options. Students may select the thesis/project track or the comprehensive examination track. Students who choose the thesis/project track are required to complete a thesis or a project. The minimum unit requirement for the MA degree major program is 30 units for thesis/project students and 36 units for comprehensive examination students. The minimum unit requirement for the MS degree major program is 34 units for thesis/project students and 39 units for comprehensive examination students.
The application deadline for Spring is December 1 (October 1 for International students) and for Fall is June 1 (April 1 for international students). Click here to apply on-line.
Graduate Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the MA/MS Degree, students are expected to attain the following learning outcomes:
1. Students will apply their Kinesiology-related knowledge and skills to think critically and ethically in examining issues and solving problems associated with their chosen subdiscipline.
2. Students will communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing, in academic and professional settings.
3. Students will interpret, evaluate, and apply the professional literature of their chosen Kinesiology subdiscipline.
CSULB KIN Faculty Research Interests and most recent publication/presentation.
The application for Graduate Student Assistantships will be available online by early December. The application and all supporting materials are due by April 1st of each year.
For answers to questions regarding the graduate program in Kinesiology, contact Dr. Grant Hill