PhD. - Kinesiology, M.S. - Kinesiology; M.S. - Exercise and Sports Nutrition
Graduate courses in the Department of Kinesiology are designed to provide qualified individuals with the opportunity to pursue advanced study beyond the baccalaureate level. Objectives in the degree programs are: to ensure that students have a broad philosophical, educational, and scientific background on which to base their work as professionals; to acquaint students with current thinking, practices, trends, and problems related to physical education and Kinesiology; to prepare students to assume leadership roles in educational, industrial, business, public, or private agency settings; to provide students with the evaluative, statistical, research methodologies, and critical thinking strategies that will enable them to contribute to the advancement of the field; and to offer sequences of coursework leading to specialization in a particular subdiscipline of Kinesiology. The particular objective of non-degree graduate study is to provide personal and professional enrichment opportunities for the individual. For the persons who wish to become qualified to teach in the public schools of Texas, a certification program is also available.