M.A. On Campus

Kinesiology (General Studies)

The University of Alabama

24 months
30250 USD/year
30250 USD/year
10780 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The mission of the M.A. in Kinesiology (General Studies) at The University of Alabama is to prepare students for careers in various kinesiology-related fields or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in kinesiology or health-related professional schools.


Key Features

Coursework in the Kinesiology (General Studies) program at The University of Alabama enables students to tailor their program of study to their individual needs by selecting courses in exercise science, sport pedagogy, and sport management.

Kinesiology has as its mission the preparation of educators, researchers, and citizens who are professionally and academically prepared and are dedicated to addressing the physical activity needs of our society in school, community, work-site, health, medical, or athletic environments. In this regard, the Department of Kinesiology is committed to diverse cultural, educational, scientific, and cross-disciplinary approaches that emphasize the total person. One vital aspect of these efforts is to understand and educate our students and the public in the science and benefits of human movement. We support a broad multi-disciplinary, technologically sophisticated, integrative perspective that identifies exercise, sport, and skill acquisition as critical factors in preparing children and adults to become healthy, knowledgeable, culturally sensitive, and valued members of society.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Laboratory Techniques 
  • Physiology of Exercise 
  • Organization and Implementation of Adult Fitness Programs
  • Exercise in Health and Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form
  • Application fee payment
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial admission scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT or MCAT; if required by the department)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language scores (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15125 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15125 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5390 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Tuscaloosa

850 - 1300 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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