Welcome to the Kinesiology Graduate Program. We look forward to working with you over the coming semesters as you progress towards your graduate degree in Kinesiology. During this exciting and challenging period of your studies, you will have a great deal to keep in mind.

TWO New Programs – FALL 2024

The following two new programs will be available starting Fall 2024.

Additional Information

Enrolled Students can find additional information in Canvas organization and the Kinesiology Handbook.


Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. DeAnne Brooks
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Director of Ed.D in Kinesiology

Dr. Pam Kocher Brown
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Director of M.S.A.T.

Dr. Aaron Terranova
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Department of Kinesiology

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M.S. IN Kinesiology

M.S. IN Kinesiology

M.S. Students choose one of seven concentrations:

  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor Behavior
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Applied Neuromechanics
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies in Physical Education

M.S. in Athletic Training (M.S.A.T.)

The mission of the Athletic Training (AT) Program is to integrate evidence-based education and clinical practice to develop ATs capable of advancing the quality of healthcare for athletes and physically active individuals.

MSAT Pre-season rotation shoot 2018: MSAT students working with Grimsley high school football teams during pre-season workouts/scrimmages.
faculty and students using the Anatomage table

Combined M.S./Ph.D.

This program allows students to earn both their M.S. and Ph.D. in five years.

Ph.D. in Kinesiology

Ph.D. Students choose one of four concentrations:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies in Physical Education
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Applied Neuromechanics
MRI in the JSNN building at the Gateway University Research Park
Doctor of education program members

Doctor of education

The Ed.D. program is a cohort-based, four-year program designed for practicing professionals who have a minimum of three years of experience in kinesiology or related fields.

Our Programs at a Glance

Graduate DegreesDegree TypeClass Type
Applied Sport PsychologyM.S.In Person
Exercise PhysiologyM.S.In Person
Clinical Exercise PhysiologyM.S.In Person
Motor Behavior ConcentrationM.S.In Person
Sport and Exercise PsychologyM.S.In Person / Online
Applied NeuromechanicsM.S.In Person
Sports MedicineM.S.In Person
Athletic TrainingM.S.A.T.In Person
Combined M.S./Ph.D.M.S./Ph.D.In Person
Exercise PhysiologyPh.D.In Person
Curriculum and Pedagogy Studies in Physical EducationPh.D.In Person
Applied NeuromechanicsPh.D.In Person
Doctor of EducationEd.D.Online
DeAnne Brooks

Dr. DeAnne Brooks
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Graduate Program Director