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Master of Science in Kinesiology

Master of Science in Kinesiology at Nipissing University
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The Master of Science program in Kinesiology offers a variety of unique features that make it distinct from other programs within the province of Ontario. Moreover, the program will fulfill a needed role in providing graduate school opportunities in kinesiology to students in the Northeastern Ontario region. The mode of program delivery includes traditional classroom, laboratory, and seminar settings.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2017

Late domestic applications may be considered if room remains in the program. Only applications received by January 15, 2016 will be considered for funding.




The MSc in Kinesiology program is a research-intensive, thesis-based program. Students are expected to complete the program within 24 months (2 years) of their initial enrolment. Students complete coursework within the first two semesters of their enrolment in the program and complete their thesis by the end of the sixth semester in the program.

All KINE 5000 level courses will be 3 credits with the exception of KINE 5090 Research Thesis, which is 18 credits. Each course will be taught as one section. KINE 5001, KINE 5002, KINE 5085 and KINE 5090 are offered each year. The elective courses will be offered on a rotational basis and consistent with student demand.

Total number of courses = Thirteen 3-credit courses and one 18-credit thesis course.

Program Requirements (total of 30 credits):

  • KINE 5006 (3 credits)
  • KINE 5007 (3 credits)
  • KINE 5206 (3 credits)
  • KINE 5453 (18 credits)
  • One Elective (3 credits)

Required Courses:

  • KINE 5006 Research Methods in Kinesiology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5007 Statistics in Kinesiology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5206 Integrative Seminar in Kinesiology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5453 Research Thesis (18 credits)

Electives (choose one):

  • KINE 5016 Sensory-Movement Behaviour (3 credits)
  • KINE 5017 Biomechanics and Ergonomics (3 credits)
  • KINE 5026 Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5027 Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • KINE 5036 Behavioural Medicine (3 credits)
  • KINE 5037 Advanced Cardiovascular and Environmental Exercise Physiology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5106 Special Topics in Kinesiology (3 credits)
  • KINE 5046 Independent Research Project in Selected Topics (3 credits)
  • KINE 5047 Directed Readings in Kinesiology (3 credits)
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