Curriculum Requirements

Required Core in the Major
KIN 621Advanced Systemic Exercise Physiology3
KIN 630Cellular Exercise Physiology3
KIN 631Laboratory Techniques in Functional Evaluation of Skeletal Muscle,Laboratory Experiences in Systemic Exercise Physiology3
KIN 679Principles of Exercise Assessment: Cardiovascular3
KIN 686Exercise Prescription/Assessment Laboratory3
KIN 735Methods in Biomechanical Analysis3
KIN 740Neurophysiology in Exercise Science3
Restricted Electives
Select 9 credit hours of graduate KIN courses. 19
Unrestricted Electives
Select 3 credit hours of graduate coursework. 13
Outside Supporting Field
Select 12 credit hours from relevant supportive field. 212
Research Competencies (15 credit hours required)
KIN 746Research Methods in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences3
EPS 702EPS 7023
EPS 703Applied Multivariate Statistics3
EPS 708An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling for Multivariable Data3
EPS7XX Graduate Research Competency Elective3
Select 12 credit hours of Dissertation
KIN 830Pre-Candidacy to Dissertation Research6
KIN 840Post-Candidacy Dissertation Research6
Total Credit Hours72

For further information, please contact the Graduate Program Director.


For guidance, please contact the Graduate Program Director.


Coursework specialization is available in this program for persons interested in clinical and research orientation in the area of exercise physiology.


2/3 of all coursework must be at or above the 700 level. Students entering with a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology or a related degree must take a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate coursework at the University of Miami in addition to 12 credit hours of dissertation.