M.S. in Kinesiology: Emphasis in Exercise Physiology
The Exercise Physiology program prepares students for teaching and research careers in exercise physiology. KNSM offers a M.S. in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology, and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology.
Several exercise physiology laboratories provide students with state-of-the-art instructional facilities in which it study and learn. The laboratories use technologies that allow online collection and processing of data, sophisticated control of in vivo and in vitro animal preparations and the opportunity to analyze a wide range of physiological parameters. In addition, to work conducted in the laboratories, supplemental experiences are available in:
- Veterinary medicine,
- Bioengineering and
- Animal science.
Students also have the opportunity to work with the graduate training program in Space Life Sciences.
Application deadline information for upcoming applicants will be updated as it becomes available.
Degree: Master’s in Kinesiology
Emphasis: Exercise Physiology
Degrees Offered: M.S. in Kinesiology, Ph.D. in Kinesiology
Credit Hours: Master’s Thesis: 32 hours (minimum), Master’s Non-Thesis: 38 hours (minimum), Doctoral: 64 hours (beyond Masters)
The M.S. in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology, provides advanced training in the physiological responses to acute exercise and the adaptations that occur with training. Students select either a non-thesis or thesis option.
- The non-thesis option does not require a research project and is more oriented to formal coursework. There is considerable flexibility in designing the degree plan to fit the student’s particular needs and expectations.
- The non-thesis option requires completion of at least 38 semester credit hours of coursework.
Frequently Asked Questions
I still have further questions—who can I contact to help me answer those?
The Graduate Advising Office is located on the third floor of the Gilchrist Building. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Gilchrist 138
Our department’s mailing address is:
Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management, Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4243.
You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to changing COVID-19 related restrictions, we suggest you call or email BEFORE any office visit.
- Gilchrist 138
What are the typical program costs?
The following website can help you estimate the cost of the program, including current costs of tuition and fees: Estimate your attendance cost.
Please note: you must update the program hours.
Can you guide me through the application process?
Completed Application: A completed application. Fill out information on the GraduateCAS website. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $89application fee for domestic applicants and $114 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website.
I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?
Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.
Is there any opportunity for financial assistance?
Yes, there are opportunities for financial assistance through the following offices: Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid