M.Sc. On Campus


The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

24 months
13328 USD/year
13328 USD/year
3252 USD/year
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The Kinesiology program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte prepares graduate students to advance the fields of Kinesiology through evidenced-based patient care and translational research.


The Kinesiology program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte emphasizes basic and clinical interdisciplinary education and research in areas of Kinesiology.

The Department of Kinesiology has three concentrations within the M.S. in Kinesiology program that include a clinical (non-thesis) and research (thesis) degree option.

Degree Requirements

The concentrations require 35-36 credit hours approved by the Department of Kinesiology and a minimum of 15 credit hours presented for the degree must be in the courses numbered 6000 and above.  The concentrations require the same 12 hours of core courses but differ in their specific courses and the number of elective hours.  Courses for which undergraduate credit has been awarded may not be repeated for graduate credit.  At the time of admission, up to 6 credit hours of graduate transfer credit may be accepted if approved by the Department of Kinesiology and the Graduate School.

Research Opportunities/Experiences

A range of research opportunities exist in the Department of Kinesiology for qualified students. Students are encouraged to become engaged in the research focus of the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Human Aging
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • Neuromechanics of Gait and Posture
  • Research and Thesis in Kinesiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess an overall cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in all college coursework and possess an overall GPA of 3.25 on all upper division coursework (courses completed in the Junior and Senior year of the undergraduate program)
  • Present satisfactory grades (C or above) on specific prerequisite courses: 4 credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology, 3 credit hours of Exercise Physiology, and 3 credit hours of Statistics.
  • Present satisfactory scores on the TOEFL , if the applicant is from a non-English speaking country.
  • Demonstrate evidence of sufficient interest, ability, and preparation in Kinesiology to adequately profit from graduate study, as determined by the Kinesiology Graduate faculty. This information should be included in the statement of purpose and specifically speak to the following: a) strengths, b) concentration of interest, c) career aspirations, and d) research interests (if pursuing the Applied Physiology concentration).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6664 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6664 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1626 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 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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