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Program Requirements & Outline

In order to successfully complete the Online M.S. in Kinesiology program at CSU Bakersfield and graduate, students must:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester units of coursework.

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in all coursework. No courses with a grade lower than a C will be counted towards completion of the program.

Online M.S. in Kinesiology Coursework:


College/University-level course with a grade of C or better in the following three content areas:  

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Introductory Statistics  

Core Courses (all required)

KINE 6010 Research Methods in Kinesiology

KINE 6020 Advanced Exercise Physiology

KINE 6030 Advanced Movement Science 

KINE 6040 Advanced Behavior Change

KINE 6050 Advanced Program Design in Kinesiology

KINE 6060 Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology

Clinical Practicum or Research (3 units – choose one course)

KINE 6170 Kinesiology Practicum/Field Experience

KINE 6180 Kinesiology Research

Current Topics in Kinesiology (6 units)

(Topics will be selected with consideration for student career goals and interests)

KINE 6700 Special Topics

Capstone Option (3 units – choose one option)

KINE 6800 Culminating Experience

KINE 6810 Thesis

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