York University - Graduate Studies

Kinesiology and Health Science

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:This program has a broad-based commitment to the advancement of knowledge, the improvement of society, and service to all of our stakeholders in the varied communities that we serve. We draw upon our experience in human physical activity and engage in interdisciplinary problem solving with like-minded scholars from the disciplines of sociology, history and the behavioral, health and pure sciences.

The Masters of Fitness Science (MFSc) degree (non-thesis) involves coursework and an extensive practical experience to prepare students for a variety of professional careers including health promotion, sport and occupational fitness applications and exercise management for persons with chronic diseases or disabilities. The practicum involves laboratory and field work and authoring a fitness-based article for a professional publication. In completing this degree students satisfy the requirements for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology's Certified Exercise Physiologist.
URL:Kinesiology and Health Science at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:Kinesiologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Two recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 20, 2014