Movement Science provides advanced training on human movement analysis from biomechanical, neuromotor control, developmental and learning perspectives. Students develop a specific set of skills applicable across various applications in academia, healthcare, and industry.
Why MS KIN at SJSU?
- Engage in multidisciplinary discussions and collaborations with professional and community organizations to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
- Design and conduct human subject projects, and prepare for an advanced degree, such as doctoral programs.
- Develop research-based and data-driven applied-skills for academic, healthcare, rehabilitation, and industry-wide opportunities.
- Integrate Motor Development, Motor Learning, Biomechanics and Sport Psychology subdisciplinary perspectives when analyzing human movement.
- Develop skill sets applicable in academic, healthcare, rehabilitation, and industry-wide settings.
- Gain a comprehensive understanding of the science underlying human movement.
- Apply knowledge in various sports, movements, and physical activities.
Program Entry Requirements
- 3.0 GPA in last 60 semester units, (2.75 and above considered)
- Complete Cal State Apply Application
- Two letters of recommendation
- KIN 250 - Fundamentals of Quantitative Research
- KIN 251 - Fundamentals of Qualitative Research
Movement Science Courses
- KIN 257 - Biomechanics
- KIN 265 - Advanced Motor Development
- KIN 266 - Principles and Concepts of Perceptual Motor Learning
One to two electives are chosen with your academic advisor to accentuate and bolster your program of study
- Plan A - Master's Thesis Project (6 units)
- Plan B - Special Studies Project (3 units)
Movement Science Faculty:
Emily Wughalter, Ed.D.