Graduate Kinesiology Program

Graduate Kinesiology Program Graduate Kinesiology Program

Master of Arts in Kinesiology

Our Master of Arts in Kinesiology Program provides you with personal attention and guidance, distinguished faculty, an introduction to an expanded Bay Area sports network, and a personalized education aimed to help you reach your career goals.

Personalize Your Curriculum

With unique electives and personalized internship opportunities, Saint Mary’s provides you with more ways to earn a multifaceted master’s degree in Kinesiology than any other school in the Bay Area. Our Master of Arts in Kinesiology features concentrations that are designed to help you select the courses that best fit your career goals:

Sport Management: Managing sport at a variety of organizational levels
Fitness Management: Managing fitness and wellness programs

Gain Hands-On Experience

Each year the MA Kinesiology program offers different opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience through fellowships, teaching and employment opportunities.

Set Your Own Pace

Saint Mary’s offers the opportunity to complete your degree in 14-26 months. We work with students to develop an academic plan that works specifically with their interests and goals, and to establish a specific timeline to graduation.

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Scholarships available to graduate students in the Kinesiology Department include the Graduate Kinesiology Leadership Scholarship, the Graduate Kinesiology Director's Engagement Scholarship and various other private scholarships. Graduate student fellowships, employment and federal financial aid are also available.

Graduate Kinesiology Program Overview

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An overview by previous Program Director, Bill Manning

Previous Graduate Kinesiology Program Director, Bill Manning describes the deparment, the MA in Kinesiology and some of the advantages of getting your graduate kinesiology degree at Saint Mary's.

School and Department Information

Derek Marks
Program Director, Graduate Programs in Kinesiology

Collin Skeen
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment