Master of Science in Kinesiology

Admission Requirements

Applicants who are seeking admission to the Kinesiology program in School of Graduate Studies must:

1. Meet all of the minimum general School of Graduate Studies admission requirements identified in the graduate catalog;

2. Include a personal statement of research interests and professional goals, which will be used to evaluate the potential for success in the graduate program and the adequacy and appropriateness of undergraduate/professional preparation.

Degree Requirements

Students seeking the Master of Science degree at the University of North Dakota must satisfy all general requirements set forth by the School of Graduate Studies as well as particular requirements set forth by the Kinesiology Graduate Program.

Thesis Option (minimum 30 credits): 

  1. Completion of 20 credits from Kinesiology.
  2. Completion of graduate level courses in research methods and statistics (minimum of 6 credits).
  3. Completion of KIN 560 every semester (repeatable for 1-4 credits).
  4. Establish the Faculty Advisory Committee and submit the Program of Study by the completion of nine graduate credits.
  5. Complete thesis (KIN 998, 6-9 credits).

Non-Thesis Option (minimum 32 credits):

  1. Completion of 20 credits from Kinesiology.
  2. Completion of graduate level courses in research methods and statistics (minimum of 6 credits).
  3. Completion of KIN 560 every semester (repeatable for 1-4 credits).
  4. Select permanent advisor and submit the Program of Study by the completion of nine graduate credits.
  5. Complete independent study (KIN 997, 2 credits)
  6. Pass final comprehensive examination. 

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