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Movement Science - Injury and Sport Biomechanics (Biomechanics), M.Sc.

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With Barry's Master of Science in Movement Science, Injury and Sport Biomechanics Specialization with a Biomechanics track, you will be well-prepared for a career as a movement analyst in orthopedics, coaching, teaching, sports medicine, and research. You may also opt to continue your research and study at the doctoral level.


Barry University's location in sunny South Florida gives you some unique advantages as you prepare for a career in biomechanics. There are great internship opportunities, access to a variety of sports at various levels, and the experience of a true multicultural community.

Our program also has some unique features, including a deliberately small enrollment, giving you close mentoring from faculty and direct access to our lab equipment. Our classes are offered in the evening, enabling you to work or take on an assistantship, if available. We have a collegial and cooperative relationship with the University Athletics Department facilitating movement analysis with Barry's teams. Contributing to the professionalism of our graduates is our emphasis on ethics, particularly important in a field that involves working with people.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechanics
  • Research Methodology in SES
  • Ethics and Social Issues in Sport
  • Thesis
  • Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury
  • Gross Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Biomechanics Instrumentation
  • Qualitative Analysis in Biomechanics
  • Advanced Statistics in SES
  • Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion
  • Advanced Practicum

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

To Be Accepted Into This Graduate Program, You Must Meet The Following Criteria:

  • Acceptance by the University's Office of Graduate Admissions.
  • Receipt of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally listed institution, as verified by two (2) official transcripts.
  • Completion of undergraduate courses in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology or biomechanics, physics, and basic computer applications.
  • Sufficient undergraduate preparation or life experience, as determined by the Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Dean.
  • Satisfaction of additional entrance requirements or minimal test scores on national examinations, if specified for particular degree programs.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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    990 USD/credit
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    990 USD/credit
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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