M.S. in Kinesiology

Tarleton State University

Program Description

M.S. in Kinesiology

Tarleton State University

The Master of Education degree in Kinesiology is designed specifically for those students who have completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. A minimum of 18 graduate hours in Kinesiology is required of majors. The major objective of the Master of Education in Kinesiology is to promote professional growth of teachers and exercise specialists.

Designed with you in mind.

Graduate faculty members in the Kinesiology Department serve as academic advisors to graduate students. After completion of at least 12 semester hours and full admission to graduate study, the graduate student shall select a chairperson of the advisory committee. In consultation with the chairperson, the remainder of the advisory committee will be selected. A degree plan will be filed and admission to candidacy granted, provided all academic requirements have been met. The advisory committee has the responsibility for the degree program and comprehensive testing of the student prior to conferral of the degree.


  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Real Experience

Kinesiology majors must complete a total of 15 Professional Development (PD) points before student teaching or doing an internship. Points may be earned in different categories with a maximum of 5 points per category. To help you obtain hands-on experience, all kinesiology students are required to do student teaching or do an internship after the completion of the 15 PD points.

Career Opportunities

A Master of Science in Kinesiology offers you many different career opportunities including:

  • Athletic trainer
  • Physical education teacher
  • Coach
  • Fitness instructor
  • Sports administrator

Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

Career counseling and My Plan

  • Hire A Texan - Online Job Board
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume assistance
  • And much more!
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 3, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
18 months
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Stephenville, Texas
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Duration 18 months
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