By emphasizing your kinesiology master's degree in biomechanics, you will build a balanced foundation in the science of human movement and hone skills useful in both research and occupational settings.
This thesis program prepares you for careers in allied health, corporate laboratory research, and university teaching and research or doctoral studies in the field.
Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.
Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.
Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
Gain hands-on experience in our many well-equipped research laboratories, which specialize in areas such as aging and physical performance, cognition and skill acquisition, metabolism and body composition, athletic training, exercise vascular biology, and muscle biology.
Our fitness center, which holds adult fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, and senior adult programs for university faculty/staff and the Athens community, provides additional opportunities to apply what you are learning.
Work in either the research laboratories or fitness center or teach in the basic physical education program through an assistantship, available on a competitive basis. Apply by February 1 for best consideration.
See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.
The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.
Admission to the program is competitive and considers a number of factors. At a minimum, you must have:
International students must score at least 213 on the Internet Based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam.
We also expect you to have a background in physical and biological science, including:
Completed application due: