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Kinesiology

Western Illinois University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13830 USD/year
13830 USD/year
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About

The Department of Kinesiology offers the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology. The broad mission of the degree program at Western Illinois University is to assist students in developing conceptual and theoretical understandings and to obtain knowledge and skills that will prepare them as research/scholars, practitioners, or administrators in their respective areas.

Overview

Typically, a full-time student will complete the requirements for the Kinesiology degree in two years. Within the Kinesiology program, students are required to designate two areas of study they wish to focus in.  Areas of study include:

  • Ability Diversity
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Human Movement Performance
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Wellness and Fitness Management
  • Planned Area of Study

Why Choose Kinesiology at Western Illinois University? 

A Master of Science degree in Kinesiology can lead to a wide variety of career choices such as

  • cardiac rehabilitation
  • corporate, public, and private health and fitness training
  • university or public school teaching/coaching
  • research
  • strength and conditioning
  • personal training
  • sport psychology
Many graduates complete certification requirements through the American College of Sports Medicine, National Aerobics and Fitness Trainer's Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and USA Weightlifting.

Programme Structure

Students must elect to pursue in-depth study in one of the following areas: 

  • Ability Diversity
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Human Movement Performance
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Strength and Conditioning 
  • Wellness and Fitness Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - rolling admission

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
2.75

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.
73
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).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
49

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency. 
  • Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

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