M.Sc. On Campus


George Mason University

12 months
50860 USD/year
50860 USD/year
18892 USD/year
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Kinesiology is a multi-dimensional field that includes specialized areas such as biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, athletic training, and sports medicine. The purpose of the MS in Kinesiology from George Mason University is to produce graduates who are movement and exercise specialists. 


The Kinesiology program at George Mason University uses an evidence-based approach that provides an advanced understanding of scientific evidence and research methods that addresses physical activity related aspects of general well-being, chronic disease, and human performance. 

Students learn how to become data scientists who collect, analyze, interpret and present data regarding human movement. Our students gain hands on experience using state of the art technology located in the SMART Lab.

Key Features 

  • Graduates are able to work in private and government sectors which may be characterized as clinical, athletic, and military environments. 
  • Our graduates fill positions such as sport scientists, biomechanical and physiology researchers, clinical exercise physiologists, and directors of strength and conditioning.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Scientific Foundation of Applied Kinesiology
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Movement and Fitness Assessment
  • Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • Advanced Technology to Measure Human Movement
  • Applied Biomechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee.
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center. 
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center from all universities attended.
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English, if applicable, and submitted for evaluation to the Mason Office of Admissions
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores, as required by your program sent directly to Mason from the testing agency
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
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