The masters degree in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Kinesiology
offers both thesis and non-thesis options. Students enter the Department from a variety
of backgrounds. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, they enjoy an array of
social and professional activities including participation in state and national organizations
which provide excellent opportunities for professional development and interaction.
Candidates are prepared for career opportunities in community and public health, school
health, or teaching Lifetime Wellness. The non-thesis option requires completion of
33 semester hours. The thesis option includes 30 hours of coursework.
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Performance
The Ph.D. in Human Performance is offered for the purpose of developing doctoral level
expertise combining pedagogy with scholarly achievement and research excellence (applied
or theoretical). There are five areas of specialization offered in the Ph.D. in Human
Performance: Exercise Science, Health, Kinesmetrics, Leisure Studies or Physical Education.