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Kinesiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

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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.
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Living costs for Dahlonega

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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