The exercise science concentration within the Master of Science in Kinesiology is designed to prepare clinical professionals for relevant certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and other organizations leading to employment in health, fitness and clinical exercise settings.
The nutrition in health sciences concentration equips students with higher education knowledge and research skills for careers within government agencies and non-profit organizations. Students have an opportunity to promote wellness, create new foods and invent environmentally friendly products.
The physical education pedagogy concentration within the Master of Science in Kinesiology is designed to allow teaching professionals the opportunity to advance their careers, expand their proficiency, and increase their value at elementary and secondary institutions in public, private and religious schools. Concentration courses focus on physical and health education methods and curriculum development.
The sport management concentration within the Master of Science in Kinesiology is designed to prepare sport professionals for a variety of management-related careers in athletic, recreation, and education settings. Potential career paths are virtually limitless, with new specialties continually emerging. The sport management curriculum follows the guidelines of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) and includes specialized courses in sport law, marketing, economics and finance, event and facility management, and relevant field experience.