Spring 2 2024 classes start on March 18, 2024
Students in the Online Master of Science in Kinesiology with a specialization in Health Promotion and Sport Performance program will learn how to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate health behavior programs, interventions, and policies. This degree is designed to provide an understanding of best practices regarding sport performance, healthy behaviors, and avoiding preventable risks. Upon completing this program from LSU Online, graduates will understand how to synthesize and apply evidence-based approaches that enhance sport performance, facilitate healthy behavior, and address public health challenges.
Students enrolled in this program are eligible for membership in the Omega Nu Lambda (ONL) Honor Society. Created to recognize the academic excellence of online students, ONL provides access to exclusive networking opportunities, scholarships, and a lifelong community of like-minded achievers. Enrich your college experience and connect with peers globally through Omega Nu Lambda!
Total credit hours per program: 36 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $639
Total cost with fees: $23,004
LSU Online offers several ways to help you pay for your degree including credit for prior learning (PLA), financial aid, and veteran education benefits. Learn more.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
|KIN 7518: Social Issues in Sport
|KIN 7528: Sport Psychology
|KIN 4601: Community Health Issues
|KIN 7601: Changing Health Behavior
|KIN 4530: Essentials in Sport Performance
|KIN 7515: Theories of Achievement Motivation in Physical Activity
|KIN 7511: Administrative Problems in Kinesiology
|KIN 7602: Social-Ecological Influences on Physical Activity and Health
|KIN 4518: Governance and Policy in Sport
|KIN 7510: Motor Learning
|KIN 7900: Introduction to Research Methods
|KIN 7574: Qualitative Research in Kinesiology
The admission policies of the School of Kinesiology provide a possible alternative to the GRE/GMAT requirement for applicants who have a 3.0 G.P.A. in their last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
Students enrolled in the online MS in Kinesiology with a specialization in Health Promotion and Sport Performance will gain the skills and experience to contribute to healthy sport performance and address public health issues.
The curriculum in this degree program will include the following topics:
Examination of the social construction of sport and the systemic issues connected to contemporary sport
Problems of several areas of social psychology related to sport
Community health aspects and implications of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, venereal disease and other communicable diseases
Motivation and determinants of health behavior
Basic principles and methods of testing, training, and programming related to sports performance
Our kinesiology degree provides a firm foundation for those interested in advancing their careers while improving health and sport performance, and a GRE/GMAT waiver is available to qualified applicants. The program is also 100% online, flexible and convenient for working professionals. Students can complete coursework when and where they choose. When enrolled, students will have access to a dedicated Student Success Coach.
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