KinesiologyWestern Health Sciences



When selecting an area of specialization, a graduate degree in Kinesiology gives students the flexibility to a explore a variety of options.

Master's Programs

  • *Master of Science (MSc Thesis)
  • *Master of Arts (MA Thesis)
  • *Master of Arts (MA Non-Thesis/Major Paper)
  • Sport Management Specialization

*Students may pursue a MA or a MSc in any area which there is faculty expertise.

PhD Programs

  • Integrative Physiology of Exercise
  • Cultural Studies of Sport Exercise
  • Psychological basic of Physical Activity & Movement Control

The School's fields of graduate education span several related disciplines including:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise, Sport & Health Psychology
  • Applied and Clinical Biomechanics
  • Motor & Learning Control
  • Sport Management
  • Leadership & Marketing
  • Sport History
  • Sport Philosophy
  • Coaching
  • Sport Medicine
  • Sociological Bases of Sport, Exercise and Health

Please Note:

The School of Kinesiology at Western does not offer graduate studies on a part-time basis. Some students who enter the program on a full-time basis may be approved to change to part-time status at a later point in their program; however, these changes are ruled upon by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and granted on an individual basis for exceptional circumstances only.