M.Sc. On Campus

Kinesiology and Recreation - Biomechanics

12 months
838 USD/credit 27654 USD/year
838 USD/credit 27654 USD/year
404 USD/credit 13332 USD/year
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The graduate Kinesiology and Recreation - Biomechanics program at Illinois State University studies how biomechanics relate to performance enhancement and injury prevention.


About this Degree

Students apply what they learn and serve as movement analysts in sports and workplaces. At the end of the program, they complete a thesis, independent study, or professional practice.

Depending on individual career aspirations, completion of the Kinesiology and Recreation - Biomechanics sequence prepares a student for future study at the doctoral level, for employment as a research assistant with a corporate entity, or to serve as a member of a workplace safety team.

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation's Biomechanics Lab at Illinois State University is equipped with instrumentation for the collection and analysis of force, muscle activity and video data.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics in Applied Science and Technology

  • Research Methodology

  • Occupational Biomechanics

  • Quantitative Analysis Of Biomechanics

  • Advanced Biomechanics Of Human Movement

  • Injury Biomechanics

  • Lifecourse Exercise Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
  • present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. 
  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for either the last 60 hours of your undergraduate coursework or any previous work in a Master's program
  • submit a current resume, outlining your education and work history (2 page maximum)
  • submit a statement of career goals
  • submit names and email addresses of three references for letters of recommendation within the online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 838 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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