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Kinesiology

Western Illinois University


College of Education & Human Services Department of Kinesiology
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL , 61455, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The mission of the graduate programs in Kinesiology and Sport Management at Western Illinois University is to develop leaders through cutting-edge curricula, practical experience, innovative and inclusive classrooms, and faculty engagement.


Academic Fields

Exercise Physiology.
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
Sports and Exercise.

Degrees

Master's Degree, MS, Kinesiology


Formats

Part Time, Full Time, Evening or Weekend

Keywords

Ability Diversity, Strength and conditioning, Sport Psychology, Wellness and Fitness management, Exercise Physiology, and Human Movement Performance

Contacts

Gretchen Sullivan

Gretchen Sullivan
Assistant Director, WIU School of Graduate Studies
gl-sullivan@wiu.edu
gl-sullivan@wiu.edu
309-298-1806

Jenn Plos

Jenn Plos
jm-plos@wiu.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Students looking for choice about their program of study. Students designate 2 of 6 areas of study (i.e. Ability Diversity, Strength & Conditioning, Sport Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Wellness & Fitness management, and Human Movement performance). Students come into the program looking for opportunities for practical application of disciplinary knowledge, meaningful engagement in & out of the classroom, and development of professional knowledge and skills to be competitive in job markets. Students for MS degree in Kinesiology are required to have satisfactorily completed undergraduate coursework in four of the five following areas (or the equivalent); anatomy & physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport & exercise psychology, and motor behavior. Students can take undergraduate courses they are deficient in while completing their graduate coursework. Students may appeal this requirement if their level of competence can be demonstrated to the Kines.graduate committee.


Academic Backgrounds

Athletic Training/Trainer.
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
Psychology, Other.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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