Learning Outcomes: Kinesiology, MS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Science in Kinesiology


  1. Content Knowledge: Students will demonstrate an advanced understanding of current and historically significant theories, models, themes, and ideas in the biomechanical, physiological, psychological, behavioral, pedagogical, biological, socioeconomic, and sociocultural correlates of Kinesiology.
  2. Critical Thinking and Discovery: Students will demonstrate ethical practices while applying advanced quantitative and/or qualitative methods in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data which will then be disseminated through publications and/or oral presentations.
  3. Awareness and Understanding: Students will understand and appreciate the diverse biological, psychological, socioeconomic, sociocultural, philosophical, and historical factors that influence health, physical activity, rehabilitation, and human movement.
  4. Programming and Assessment: Students will apply best practices in developing, implementing, assessing, and evaluating programs and interventions related to health promotion, physical activity adoption and adherence, and the prevention and treatment of diseases in culturally diverse populations.
  5. Leadership and Engagement: Students will demonstrate leadership and effective communication skills, showcasing an appreciation and commitment to health and physical activity as they develop and sustain productive relationships and work for the common good at local, national, and global levels.