MS in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago

The master’s program in Kinesiology trains master practitioners and prepares students for further study should they decide to enter a doctoral program or medical school.

Concentrations

Exercise Physiology

The MS concentration in exercise physiology involves the advanced study of biomechanics and physiology, preparing graduates for careers in personal and corporate fitness assessment, prescription and training, health and physical activity programs for special populations, and leadership positions in fitness and wellness centers.

Psychology and Promotion of Exercise, Health and Sport Behavior (PPEHB)

The MS concentration in PPEHB offers a terminal degree experience. The curriculum is directed toward individuals seeking an evidence based program emphasizing application in the field. Graduates are prepared for careers in fitness, health, wellness and sport. Graduates who choose to continue their education are also prepared for doctoral programs. More info about the PPEHB concentration »

Biomechanics

The curriculum is directed toward individuals with prior training in movement sciences, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or dance. The terminal MS degree enhances evidence-based practice; graduates who choose to continue their education are also prepared for doctoral programs or medical school.