Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Graduate Programs

The USA Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Sport offers master's degrees in exercise science, health education (6-12) teacher certification, physical education (P-12) teacher certification, health, and sport management (fully online).


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree Program


Exercise Science and Performance Nutrition, Ph.D.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Exercise Science and Performance Nutrition provides trainees with a blend of formal coursework and the mastery of laboratory skills in order to design and implement high-quality research within the broad scope of exercise and nutritional sciences. 


Master of Science (M.S.) Degree Programs


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Exercise Science, M.S.

The master's in exercise science offers a thesis and non-thesis track. Graduates are prepared for a career in a clinical setting such as wellness/fitness, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, and sports performance.


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Health Promotion, M.S.

The master's in health prepares students to work in a variety of healthcare and human service settings. The program is designed to help non-teacher education students increase their knowledge and develop the skills necessary for advancement in community health professions.


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Sport Management, M.S.

The master's in sport management is a fully online program that focuses on elements of the sports industry with a specific emphasis on sport event and organizational management. Individuals wishing to carve out a distinct personal path in the sport industry will benefit from this 30 hour online academic program.


Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree Programs


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Health Education - 6-12 Teacher Certification, M.Ed.

The master's in health education (6-12) is a teacher certification program designed to prepare students to teach health education in schools, implement school health education programs, promote a healthy school environment, and develop school and community partnerships.


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Physical Education - P-12 Teacher Certification, M.Ed.

The master's in physical education (P-12) is a teacher certification program designed to prepare the student to teach physical education in schools. The program includes a variety of courses intended to improve the knowledge and skills of physical education teachers.