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Master of Arts in Kinesiology

Five options are under the Master of Arts degree in Kinesiology. The core courses for thesis students are KIN 696 and 698. The core course for comprehensive examination students is KIN 696.

Option in Adapted Physical Education

This option is designed to provide advanced preparation in adapted physical activity and the study of individuals with disabilities across the lifespan (preschool to adult).


1. Take the following course:

KIN 696 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: Undergraduate major in Kinesiology or related field, undergraduate Statistic course or equivalent.

2. Minimum of 12 units, take the following:

  • EDSP 577, EDSP 578; KIN 537, KIN 638, KIN 697

3. Select option A or B (21 units):

  • a. Pass written and oral portions of Comprehensive Exam and complete 21 units of approved electives.
  • b. Thesis/Project: Complete KIN 698 (6 units) plus 15 units of approved electives.

4. Complete at least seventy percent (70%) of the minimum units required for the program of study in courses at the 500/600 level, including double-numbered courses.

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