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Kinesiology

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Kinesiology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares students for doctoral study in kinesiology, biology, psychology or engineering, or for graduate work in health-related professions such as physical therapy or medicine.

Overview

Graduates of the Kinesiology program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst may also choose careers as study coordinators for grant-funded research projects, or as research associates in academic, medical, and independent lab settings. There are also opportunities in industry, and in the health and fitness fields as kinesiologists, exercise specialists, personal trainers, strength and conditioning specialists, or wellness directors.

Specializations

Graduate student applicants must choose one of three Major areas of academic specialization: Motor Systems (Biomechanics, Exercise Neuroscience, Motor Control, Musculoskeletal Modeling), Physical Activity (Fitness, Health, Wellness, Physical Activity Measurement, Intervention), or Physiology (Metabolism, Cardiovascular Physiology, Muscle Physiology & Biophysics, Molecular & Exercise Physiology).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Kinesiology
  • Human Performance & Nutrition
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • Health Fitness Management
  • Physical Activity in Health and Disease

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
144 (quantitative)

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or complete an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Application Fee ($80)
  • Please submit your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, undergraduate and graduate, where nine (9) or more credits were earned.
  • Personal Statement and Résumé
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters of recommendation, but some programs require more.
  • Residency Statement
  • GRE Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester 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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