Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology), M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology)

24 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Explore how the body responds to human movement and study ways to encourage habitual exercise and physical activity across the lifespan through this Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology) master's program at the University of Georgia.


This thesis Kinesiology (Exercise Physiology) program at the University of Georgia prepares you for doctoral studies in the field or careers in allied health, corporate laboratory research, and university teaching and research.

Program Highlights

  • Two-year program for those with an exercise science background
  • Requires a thesis and coursework
  • Access to well-equipped research laboratories
  • Engage in research throughout the course of the program
  • Interdisciplinary focus with collaborative faculty
  • Curriculum

    Through this specialization, you will undertake advanced scholarly study and research into the physiological responses and adaptations to acute and chronic physical activity, including the role of physical activity in preventing disease and promoting health.

    In this research-oriented program, you will complete 24 hours of coursework including a master's thesis, with opportunities for hands-on learning through our well-equipped research laboratories.

    You will work with your major professor to design a course of study based on your background, interests, and career goals.

    Programme Structure

    You must complete at least 12 hours in the Kinesiology Department, not including independent study, that involves:

    • Two courses in exercise physiology
    • One course in research methods
    • One course in inferential statistics

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    36 SCH


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    150 (verbal)
    150 (quantitative)
    4 (analytical)

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    You should hold an undergraduate degree in exercise science, biological science, public health, or a related field.

    Admission to the program is competitive and considers a number of factors. Students with strong backgrounds in exercise science who have interests compatible with our ongoing research are given preference. Most admitted applicants have at least:

    • An undergraduate or graduate GPA of 3.0
    • Verbal and quantitative GRE scores of 150
    • GRE writing test score of 4

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      24676 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      24676 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 24 months.
    • In-State

      8698 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Athens

    720 - 1170 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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