Master of Science (field: Kinesiology)

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences




Master of Science (field: Kinesiology)

 

Program Name:
Master of Science in Applied Health Sciences
 
Degree:
Master of Science in Applied Health Sciences (MSc)
 
Field of Specialization:
Kinesiology
 
Program Description:
In our program you will receive a unique educational experience which combines mentorship by a faculty supervisor and extensive small group work with fellow students and faculty from each of the five academic departments represented in the program: Community Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Education and Kinesiology
 
You will gain in-depth training, knowledge and research experience through their thesis work while also benefiting from the broad, cross-disciplinary approach followed in the course work.
 
The objectives of the program are:
  • to foster your ability to do high quality, scientifically rigorous research in your discipline;
  • to expand your understanding of concepts, theories and practices in your discipline such that you can successfully advance to doctoral studies;
  • to provide the knowledge base and skills to analyze and evaluate programs, policies, environmental issues, and organizational structures related to applied health sciences;
  • to enhance your abilities to apply and disseminate new knowledge and practices to colleagues, practitioners, policy makers/analysts, and other professionals in applied health sciences.
Careers:
Advanced course work and strong research experience prepare you to continue you graduate training at the doctoral level.
 
You will also be prepared to pursue the wide variety of career possibilities in health, kinesiology, recreation, and sport management.
 
Program Information
If you have any questions about this program, Contact Bev Minor
 
Entrance Requirements:
Successful completion of an Honours Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline (For example, Health Studies, Nursing, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Kinesiology or Sport Management), with an overall average of not less than 75%.
 
Students with an Honours Bachelor's degree in such related fields as Psychology, Planning, Sociology, Gerontology, Social Work, Biology and Business may also be eligible, although additional course work may be required.
 
Applicants must have undergraduate preparation in research methods in either quantitative or qualitative data analysis. Applicants who do not have this course may be admitted to the program as a transition student but must successfully complete the undergraduate level research methods and/or data analysis course within the first two terms in order to continue in the program.
 
Agreement from a faculty advisor to supervise the student is also required for admission to the program.
 
Expected Cut-off:
Minimum 75% for Consideration
 
Faculty:
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (FAHS)
Faculty of Graduate Studies
 
Level:
Graduate studies