Nipissing University - Graduate Studies


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Program Information

School:Nipissing University - Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:The Master of Science in Kinesiology (MSc) is a thesis-based degree program that offers students an opportunity to train in a world-class facility with state-of-the-art equipment and leading faculty researchers. Areas of study can include topics broadly related to the natural health and physical sciences, such as biomechanics and ergonomics, exercise and environmental physiology, sensory-movement behaviour, physical activity and health promotion, coaching, and sport psychology. Graduate students are drawn to the School of Physical and Health Education to work with specific research faculty members and benefit from their expertise in specific content areas.
URL:Kinesiology at Nipissing University - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must hold an Honours BA in Kinesiology, a related field (e.g., Physical and Health Education; Human Kinetics; Kinesiology) or equivalent and at least a 70% average on the last ten full (20 semester) courses completed at the time of application to be considered for admission. Applicants with a three-year undergraduate degree from Europe or other international countries will be considered for admission based on equivalency criteria as determined by the Office of the Registrar.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 29, 2022