12 months
1531 USD/credit 55116 USD/year
1531 USD/credit 55116 USD/year
743 USD/credit 26748 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 program at George Mason University is to produce graduates who are movement and exercise specialists. 

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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 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have earned or will earn* a minimum of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a US institution of higher education accredited by one of the organizations found here, or an equivalent degree from a nationally recognized non-US institution.
  • You must have earned a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in your baccalaureate study. The GPA requirement can be higher for individual graduate programs.
  • If you are an applicant with domestic educational credentials (inside the United States): you may upload unofficial copies of your transcripts on the online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1531 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    55116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1531 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 743 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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