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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

School of Kinesiology

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / School of Kinesiology is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Sport and exercise psychology
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Behavioral aspects of physical activity
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Biomechanics and neuromotor control
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Perceptual-motor control and learning
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Sport sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Sport management
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Biomechanics and neuromotor control
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Perceptual-motor control and learning
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Behavioral aspects of physical activity
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Sport and exercise psychology
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Sport sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Behavioral aspects of physical activity
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Biomechanics and neuromotor control
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Perceptual-motor control and learning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport and exercise psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Exercise physiology
Master of Education (M Ed) Sport and exercise science
Master of Education (M Ed) Sport management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Behavioral aspects of physical activity
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Biomechanics and neuromotor control
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Perceptual-motor control and learning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport and exercise psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Exercise physiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Final oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Thesis Required
Preliminary written/oral exam, final oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

120
Applied
30
Accepted
30
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

133
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.75%
Asian 3.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.5%
Unknown 1.5%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Role of physical activity in preventing health related problems; mechanism of age-related disorders, diseases and mental problems, and the ways to ameliorate them; role of sports in society and social justice; sports among populations with low income and racial diversity; fundamental functions of the body and the mechanism controlling the mechanisms; psychological issues related to physical activity and sports
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
948,746

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Li Li Ji
Director
Email: llji@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-9809