12 months
2432 USD/credit 87552 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 58608 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 58608 USD/year
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The Kinesiology program offered by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an expanding field with strong job growth expected for the next decade. 


There will be a greater need for health care providers in occupational and physical therapy due to the growing and aging population of the nation.  Additionally, there is a need for additional research on the health benefits of exercise and the need for physical fitness. 

Key Features 

  • You can take advantage of the expanding job market by earning your Master’s degree in Kinesiology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  
  • In pursuing your Master's degree, you will pick a concentration in either Exercise & Sport Science, Public Health, or Recreation & Sport Management.  After you’ve completed your Master’s degree in either concentration, your rigorous academic preparation will make you a strong candidate in the job market. 

Programme Structure

There are three concentrations available for students pursuing their Master of Science in Kinesiology: 

  • Exercise and Sport Science, Recreation and Sport Management, or Public Health. 
  • All concentrations have a thesis track and a non-thesis track, both of which require 36 credit hours.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    87552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 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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