Master of Arts in Kinesiology (MA)
This program is predicated on the inquiry approach, allowing students to examine issues and questions related to the specific sub-discipline areas. The design of the program allows for considerable flexibility, permitting students to pursue their area of interest under the guidance and advice of their supervisor. A thesis, subject to oral examination, or a project is required. Program length is usually two to three years.
Program Requirements: Total = 18 units
|Research methods course (EPHE 573)||3.0|
|Coursework within EPHE (two courses from the list of 580 courses below)||3.0|
|EPHE 580 Physiological Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)|
|EPHE 581 Psychological Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)|
|EPHE 582 Neuroscience in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)|
|EPHE 583 Issues in Health Promotion and Wellness (1.5)|
|EPHE 584 Pedagogical Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)|
|Attendance at the School Research Seminar (EPHE 500)||0.0|
|Research technique course* (one course from the list below, or equivalent with approval of the graduate adviser)||1.5|
|ED-D 560 Statistical Methods in Education (1.5)|
|EPHE 585 Qualitative Research Genres Applied to Education, Health & Society (1.5)|
|Thesis*** (EPHE 599)||7.5-9.0|
|Project*** (EPHE 598)||
*Students will receive an overview of quantitative or qualitative research procedures relevant to your research question and design.
**Electives may be chosen from courses in the School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education, including Directed Studies or Special Topic courses, or other departments, to increase the knowledge base in your area of interest.
***Students must complete either a thesis or a project.