Degree Programs and Admissions

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology offers two concentrations for undergraduate students pursing a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology: 1) Exercise and Movement Sciences, and 2) ITEP- Physical Education. This program is available for upper division SF State students or transfer students. Learn more about impaction and program admission.

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Master of Science in Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology offers three emphasis for graduate students pursuing a Master's Degree in Kinesiology: 1) Exercise Physiology, 2) Movement Science, and 3) Physical Activity. The Master of Science in Kinesiology is 30 units and includes a core, an emphasis, electives, and a culminating experience. Students studying a specific emphasis, in consultation with their advisor, will select electives and a culminating experience that best meets their professional/personal needs. Learn more about our programs and admission.

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Kinesiology Scholars Program

The Kinesiology Scholars Program is designed for exceptional undergraduate students in Kinesiology that would like to complete both their Bachelor and Master's degrees in a shortened time frame (5-5 1/2 years). The program provides an excellent opportunity for students to further enhance their knowledge base and academic skills in the field of Kinesiology while reducing the overall cost of the graduate degree. It also allows students to develop more competitive applications to doctoral programs (e.g. Physical Therapy, Medicine, Kinesiology) and improve their employment opportunities.