Kinesiology & Sport Performance

Master of Arts

Grow your career and advance your expertise with a master’s degree in kinesiology and sport performance. Created for students who are new graduates who want to continue your education OR a professional seeking to advance your career, this on campus program provides:

  • Small classes of about 15 students
  • Doctorate-prepared faculty who offer one-on-one mentoring and applied research opportunities related to education, athletics and community wellness
  • Access to labs and classrooms with state-of-the-art equipment and technology
  • Internship opportunities available with strength and conditioning programs
  • Graduate Assistantships/Scholarships available. See position description; Teaching Assistantships & Strength and Conditioning.
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Approval ratings

Among students applying for doctoral programs.


All who apply and were eligible for graduate assistantships or scholarships to this program have received at least partial funding. 

One-on-one Mentoring

Doctorate-prepared faculty with you every step of the way.

Interested? Request Information.

Contact us directly at:
Department of Kinesiology & Athletic Training
WRC 104
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0200

Phone: (319) 273-6854


Courses and Careers


  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Administration


With the master’s in kinesiology and sport performance, you might be ready to apply to a doctoral program with the potential career in higher education. Or, sooner rather than later, advance your career in one of these areas: 

  • Coaching
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Sport administration