M.Sc. On Campus

Kinesiology (Biomechanics)

University of Georgia

12 months
24692 USD/year
24692 USD/year
8704 USD/year
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By emphasizing your kinesiology master's degree in biomechanics, you will build a balanced foundation in the science of human movement and hone skills useful in both research and occupational settings. At the University of Georgia we offered a MS in Kinesiology (Biomechanics).


This thesis Kinesiology (Biomechanics) program at the University of Georgia prepares you for careers in allied health, corporate laboratory research, and university teaching and research or doctoral studies in the field.

Program Highlights

  • Two-year program for those with an exercise science background
  • Requires a thesis and coursework
  • Access to well-equipped research laboratories and a fitness center
  • Limited number of assistantships available on a competitive basis
  • Curriculum

    Through this specialization, you will undertake advanced scholarly study and research into movement, applying mechanical principles to human performance.

    In this research-oriented program, you will complete 24 hours of coursework including a master's thesis, with opportunities for hands-on learning through our well-equipped research laboratories and working fitness center.

    You will work with your major professor to design a course of study based on your background, interests, and career goals.

    Programme Structure

    You must complete at least 12 hours of coursework in the Exercise Science department, in addition to your thesis credits, including:

    • A course on research methods
    • At least two courses in biomechanics

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    GRE admission requirements GRE®

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Admission to the program is competitive and considers a number of factors. At a minimum, you must have:

    • GRE scores in the 50th percentile
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • A background in physical and biological science is recommended. Example courses include:
    • College physics
    • Introductory college chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physiology
    • Introductory college biomechanics

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      24692 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24692 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      24692 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24692 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      8704 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8704 USD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 USD /month
    Living costs

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


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