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Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
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This MS in Kinesiology and Exercise Science degree from Florida International University prepares graduates to pursue the fields of exercise science, movement behavior, coaching elite athletes in team and individual sports, strength and conditioning, and health and wellness.


The Master’s of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science is a STEM designated degree program at Florida International University emphasizing a disciplinary and interdisciplinary scientific approach to the application of kinesiology and exercise science across the lifespan. The program integrates physiological and psychosocial research with real-world applications to prepare students to be scientist-practitioners.

The program is ideal for students beginning or furthering their professional career as well as those intending to pursue research programs or terminal degrees, including allied health sciences (e.g., physical therapy, athletic training, occupational therapy, medical school) and the PhD in Teaching and Learning, concentration in Kinesiology.

Career Outlook

  • Agent/Sports Representative
  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Coach
  • Exercise Program Director
  • Exercise Test Consultant/Technologist
  • Exercise Researcher
  • Fitness and Exercise Instructor
  • Health Educator
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Applied Concepts of Fitness and Health 
  • Kinesiology 
  • Anatomy for the Exercise and Sports Sciences
  • Athletic Injuries 
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology 
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology 
  • Youth Sports

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Applicant Statement / Letter of Intent: Required, need to write clear and concise career and research goals 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required, three letters 
  • Additional Requirements: Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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