University of North Georgia

24 months
658 USD/credit
658 USD/credit
186 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science with a major in Kinesiology at the  is an advanced degree designed for students with an undergraduate degree in health and physical education or a related field.


Master of Science with a major in Kinesiology

The Kinesiology program offered by University of North Georgia:

  • Provides an advanced degree opportunity for physical educators (and related fields) who hold a teaching certificate in physical education or have a degree in exercise science and non-certification physical education.
  • Provides students with advanced experiences and study in content areas specific to health and physical education and exercise science.
  • Develops the abilities of students to conduct research and to critically assess professional practices within educational and sport-related settings.
  • Requires a professional core of 12 hours that includes a research class and a measurement/evaluation class.
  • Offers the student the choice of completing an additional 15 hours of coursework in either a concentration in exercise science OR health and physical education.
  • Requires students to complete a three hour action research project in a professional area of interest.
  • Does not provide certification in physical education upon completion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in P HED 
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education 
  • Applications of Qualitative Research in Physical Education 
  • Analysis of Motor Skills 
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology 
  • Advanced Kinesiology 
  • Biomechanics 
  • Nutrition in Exercise & Sports 
  • Advanced Exercise Prescription & Program Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements national

  • 16 or older before the first day of class.
  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school.  See list of approved accrediting organizations in the notes section below.
  • Students graduating from a non-accredited homeschool or high school program, please apply as a non-accredited home school applicant.
  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
Admission requirements international
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores and meet traditional freshman criteria.
  • You must be able to prove that you have the equivalent of at least $39,000 USD in the bank to finance your education if you are applying for a bachelor's degree, or $29,000 USD if applying for an associate degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    658 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 658 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    658 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 658 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    186 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 186 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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