Master of Science in Kinesiology

Graduate program offered by the UNT College of Education

The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation offers coursework leading to a Master of Science degree in kinesiology with concentrations in:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sport Pedagogy
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology


Research is a fundamental component of our kinesiology master’s program, and you will have numerous opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research on campus. Some of our current research areas include motor behavior, exercise physiology, nutrition, immunology, sport sociology, stress reactivity, cerebral blood flow regulation, exercise interventions, and health disparities.

Our faculty members are outstanding teachers, recognized scholars and active researchers. They’ve earned honors from the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and the Society of Health and Physical Educators.

To explore current areas of research that you could participate in, check out the kinesiology faculty page.



The state-of-the-art facilities that are utilized by KHPR faculty are:

1. Applied Physiology Laboratory
2. Integrative Metabolism & Disease Prevention Laboratory
3. Sport and Exercise Psychophysiology Laboratory
4. Cardiovascular Physiology Research Laboratory
5. Research in Exercise, STress and Optimized REcovery (RESTORE) Laboratory
6. Disability & Movement Research Collective
7. Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Laboratory
8. Psychosocial Aspects of Sport & Exercise Laboratory

Watch the video to see the facilities and equipment utilized for research



Career opportunities include teaching, research, fitness leadership, coaching, athletic competition, sports performance, rehabilitation, and other allied health roles. Our alumni can be found in colleges, universities, government agencies, businesses, hospitals, and schools.


Contact Information

Sabrina Queen
Graduate Coordinator
Physical Education Building (PEB) 209-J


  • Lydia Caldwell
  • Andrew Colombo-Dougovito
  • Sarah Deemer
  • David W. Hill
  • Scott B. Martin