Applicants should possess the following common body of knowledge from prerequisite courses or approved work related experience:

  • Exercise Physiology

This course will focus on value systems and their role in ethical leadership. Ethical issues in kinesiology, sport, exercise, and physical education are examined, with the application of leadership theory and fundamental principles in guiding ethical discussion, assessment and evaluation. This course will include an examination of biblical principles of leadership, relevant laws and theories pertaining to leadership, ethical theories, and the development of leadership in the domains of kinesiology, exercise and sport. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN505-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online O'Rourke, Monica
Fall 2024 KIN505-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 KIN505-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN505-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course provides an understanding of the American legal system and its response to sport related disputes. Material includes legal terminology, liability, risk management, personnel issues, Title IX, and various issues facing today's teachers, coaches and athletic administrators. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN550-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Summer 2024 KIN550-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Hinrichs, Troy
Spring 2025 KIN550-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN550-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course provides an introduction to research methods designed to acquaint the student with reading and analyzing literature. Material will include basic statistics, quantitative and qualitative research methods.(3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN570-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Durall, Amanda H.
Summer 2024 KIN570-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Durall, Amanda H.
Fall 2024 KIN570-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN570-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN570-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course provides the student with the opportunity to complete an original research project of either quantitative or qualitative design. Designed to deepen the student's knowledge in an area of professional interest. Prerequisite: KIN 570. (3 units; Spring)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN580-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Fall 2024 KIN580-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN580-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Students completing the program via the online modality must also complete all requirements in the Exercise and Human Performance Concentration.

This course that prepares students to better understand clinical exercise physiology, sport physiology, and exercise testing and prescription. Students will understand the bioenergetics, energetics of human movement, lactate metabolism, cardiovascular and pulmonary exercise physiology, and both acute and chronic hormonal responses to exercise. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN516-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Fall 2024 KIN516-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN516-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course provides a foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics. These foundational principles will be used in constructing sound nutritional recommendations as they apply to human physical activity and sports medicine. Current research concerning pharmacologic and nutritional ergogenic aids, disordered eating, fluid balance and thermoregulation, and body composition will be discussed. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 KIN546-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Fall 2024 KIN546-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN546-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course will focus on psychological theory and application towards sport and exercise performance. In-depth analysis of sport psychology theory and exercise behavior will be applied to areas such as motivation, goal setting, burnout, anxiety, attention/concentration, and behavior change. Current issues, research trends, and interventions will play a critical role in the discovery and application of sport and exercise psychological theory. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 KIN552-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online O'Rourke, Monica
Fall 2024 KIN552-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN552-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This integrated lecture and virtual lab course focuses on the administration and interpretation of exercise tests for special populations. Lectures and interactive labs will help prepare students to identify normal and abnormal physiological responses of the human body before, during and after the administration of various exercise testing and training protocols. Application of current research will guide program design and exercise prescription for adults and special populations. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN557-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Durall, Amanda H.
Spring 2024 KIN557-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Durall, Amanda H.
Fall 2024 KIN557-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN557-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course will focus on the pedagogical principles of fitness and applied psychomotor skills that fitness professionals must possess in order to successfully work with adults and special populations. Instructional methods will be studied in relation to cardio-respiratory endurance, strength, flexibility exercises, skill related components of fitness, body composition, and wellness. Special emphasis will be place on health risk factors, fitness assessment, movement technique, and exercise programming. (3 units; As offered and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 KIN562-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Summer 2024 KIN562-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Durall, Amanda H.
Summer 2025 KIN562-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN562-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is a culminating experience that will allow the student to demonstrate knowledge they have gained throughout the Master of Science in Kinesiology program. The culminating exercise will be in the format of a comprehensive examination, research project or thesis. Students completing a project or thesis will prepare a presentation that focuses on that experience. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: KIN 570. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 KIN593-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Summer 2024 KIN593-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 KIN593-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Harveson, Andrew T.
Fall 2024 KIN593-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 KIN593-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN593-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 KIN593-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF