M.A. On Campus


University of Maryland

12 months
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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The goal of the Kinesiology Master of Arts degree program at the University of Maryland allows students to select a faculty advisor from one of our areas of focus: cognitive-motor neuroscience, exercise physiology or physical cultural studies.


Students with both STEM and social science backgrounds come together to work on complex problems related to sport, movement, and physical activity and their role in human health across the lifespan, on this Kinesiology program from University of Maryland. 

Perfect for those who

  • are considering a career in research
  • want to gain additional research experience before applying to medical school
  • want to provide evidence-based approaches to teaching, coaching, or clinical practice.
  • no longer want to pursue a career in Allied Health (Physical Therapy,

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health in Kinesiology 
  • Biomechanics of Sport
  • Principles & Techniques of Manual Muscle Testing
  • Psychology of Athletic Performance 
  • Psychology of Exercise and Health

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

  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • CV/Resume
  • Writing Sample(s) (optional)
  • Description of Research/Work Experience (optional)
  • Publications/Presentations (optional)
  • Teaching Assistantship form

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 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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