MASTER OF EDUCATION IN KINESIOLOGY (M.ED.) with specialization in Health Promotion, Human Performance, or Outdoor Education
The Department of Kinesiology offers the Master of Education in Kinesiology with specializations in Health Promotion, Human Performance, and Outdoor Education. There is a common core (15 hours) for students seeking the Human Performance or Outdoor Education administration concentrations. It is a sequenced curriculum and provides opportunities for scholarly investigation in professionally relevant areas and a capstone experience that provides application of administrative topics across specializations. A thesis option or a significant project in a relevant professional setting provides a more in-depth research experience. The Health Promotion concentration is completely on-line and students take all 36 hours on-line.
Candidates for the Master of Education in Kinesiology may pursue the human performance, health promotion, or Outdoor Education programs while remaining in a professional employment position. Once finished with the program, graduates utilize their newly acquired knowledge and skills to improve job performance and to improve the quality of services to clients. Candidates may also pursue advanced study following an undergraduate program or choose to leave a job to engage in a full-time study at GC. These individuals are often looking to make a career change or to seek a new position to commensurate with a Master’s degree. For additional information about specialization options or career information, contact the relevant Program Coordinator.