M.A. in Kinesiology

Options: Exercise Science, Sport Psychology Specialization: Sport Administration

Dr. Michael Coles , Department Chair
Dr. Jenelle N. Gilbert, Graduate Program Coordinator


Graduate Program in Kinesiology

The master's degree program in the Department of Kinesiology at California State University, Fresno offers advanced study designed to enhance professional competency and research in pedagogy, sport administration, sport psychology, or exercise science. The program is marked by a commitment to excellence in teaching, leadership, and research. The overall objective of our program is to create an environment that emphasizes high academic standards, a spirit of enquiry, and the personal and professional development of our students.


Why an MA in Kinesiology?

For those earning a Master of Arts in Kinesiology degree, the professional opportunities are varied and fulfilling. Graduates with an advanced degree in Kinesiology are in demand in the fields of pedagogy; rehabilitation; fitness training, testing, or management; sport administration; sport psychology; biomechanics; or exercise physiology. Students may find immediate employment with the master's degree or they may choose to work toward a doctoral degree.

Our alumni have used the knowledge and skills acquired during their master's degree studies to meet diverse professional goals. They have furthered their academic preparation as public school teachers; become faculty members at community colleges; organized corporate fitness programs; become Olympic and university strength coaches, nurses, or fitness Directors. Some have earned doctoral degrees and are currently teaching in universities.

If you have further questions please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator Dr. Jenelle Gilbert;

Email: jgilbert@csufresno.edu

Phone: (559) 278-8902