UF Launches Online Master’s in Applied Physiology & Kinesiology
Professionals seeking to advance their knowledge and careers in health, fitness, and human performance have a new option at a top 10 university with the introduction of University of Florida’s 100 percent online Master of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology.
Professionals seeking to advance their knowledge and careers in health, fitness, and human performance have a new option at a top 10 university with the introduction of University of Florida’s 100 percent online Master of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. The degree will give greater access and opportunities for individuals interested in working within the broad fields of exercise and sport science. The online platform provides students dynamic opportunities to advance their knowledge and develop skills from anywhere in the world.
The degree is offered by the department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Performance. The department has been recognized by the National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council and the National Academy of Kinesiology as a top 10 U.S. program. Students enrolled in the online master’s program will benefit from a rigorous curriculum designed and delivered by UF faculty with extensive expertise in exercise physiology, movement science, and human performance.
“The new online learning platform will provide greater access to the University and generate innovative pathways for students to develop marketable skill sets as scientific practitioners,” says program director, Garrett Beatty, Ph.D. “Students will be able to apply acquired knowledge and skills to a variety of careers in the sport and exercise training industries, or in pursuit of professional degrees within medical and therapy fields.”
The online M.S. in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology consists of 30 credit hours of coursework and does not require a thesis. The program can be completed in as few as three semesters. The curriculum focuses on detailed coverage of human physiology, strength and conditioning, sport nutrition, fitness assessment and programming, sport and performance psychology, biomechanics and motor learning.
Complete details on the program, admission requirements, tuition and financial aid opportunities, can be found by visiting apk.distance.ufl.edu or by calling 352-294-6947.