College of Communication & Education

M.A. in Kinesiology

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Graduates of the Department of Kinesiology are well prepared to work in a variety of physical activity professions serving people of all ages. Student-centered instruction blending theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience makes our graduates attractive candidates for careers or advanced study in fitness leadership, physical education, and sports medicine. The Department of Kinesiology is fortunate to have quality facilities on campus and access to beautiful outdoor areas in Northern California. The department is housed in the new 64,000 square foot Yolo Hall located adjacent to the Shurmer-Acker Gym complex and playing fields. Department majors utilize dedicated laboratories for adapted physical education, athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness, motor behavior, and pedagogy. Other instructional facilities include dance studios, a climbing wall, a ropes course, two gymnasiums, swimming pools, a track, weight training/fitness rooms, and golf, soccer and multipurpose fields.