12 months
5670 CAD/year
5670 CAD/year
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The Master of Science in Kinesiology (MSc) at Nipissing University is a thesis-based degree program that offers students an opportunity to train in a world-class facility with state-of-the-art equipment and leading faculty researchers.

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Areas of study can include topics broadly related to the natural health and physical sciences, such as biomechanics and ergonomics, exercise and environmental physiology, sensory-movement behaviour, physical activity and health promotion, coaching, and sport psychology. Graduate students are drawn to the School of Physical and Health Education to work with specific research faculty members and benefit from their expertise in specific content areas.

Learning outcomes

The MSc Kinesiology program at Nipissing University operates using a mentor model. The benefits of a mentor model are numerous, including clarification of research and other funding support at time of application and focused supervision from the time of registration. The MSc program prepares graduates for further research training (e.g., doctoral and post-doctoral studies) and a broad range of careers in Kinesiology and related fields, such as medicine, health promotion, rehabilitation, sport, fitness, education, government, and industry.

Post-Graduation Opportunities and Careers

​With an MSc in Kinesiology, our graduates will be prepared for a broad range of careers as professionals in advanced research positions in Kinesiology and related fields, such as: health promotion, rehabilitation, occupational health and safety, sport, fitness, and education.

Many of our MSc graduates will continue to further education in Kinesiology and other health professions (e.g., PhD, Medicine, Public Health, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy) and will achieve advanced qualifications (e.g., Registered Kinesiologist, Certified Professional Ergonomist, Certified Exercise Physiologist, Certified Mental Performance Consultant).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • Statistics in Kinesiology
  • Integrative Seminar in Kinesiology
  • Research Thesis
  • Sensory-Movement Behaviour  
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics  
  • Sport, Excercise and Performance Psychology  
  • Health Promotion  
  • Behavioural Medicine  
  • Advanced Cardiovascular and Environmental Excercise Physiology  
  • Independant Research Project in Selected Topics  
  • Directed Readings in Kinesiology  
  • Special Topics in Kinesiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will continue to be accepted after January 16th from Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of three or more consecutive years of full-time education in English within Canada immediately prior to attending Nipissing University.
  • Completion of three or more consecutive years of full-time education in English in a country other than Canada where English is the dominant language. These years must be immediately prior to attending Nipissing University.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      5670 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2835 CAD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      5670 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2835 CAD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for North Bay

    1015 - 1615 CAD /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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