TWU's Department of Kinesiology offers master of science and doctoral programs that you can customize with various emphases to meet your career goals.
- MS in Kinesiology with emphasis areas in Adapted Physical Activity, Biomechanics, Coaching (online only), Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management (hybrid)
- PhD in Kinesiology with emphasis areas in Adapted Physical Activity, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management
Graduate students interested in preparing for teaching and research careers in higher education are encouraged to apply for a competitive Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA). The majority of GTAs are awarded to Ph.D. students; however Master’s students are also eligible. Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available primarily in the areas of exercise physiology. adapted physical education, biomechanics, coaching and sport management.
GTA applications are accepted throughout the year; however, students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for all vacancies. Please note that students must be admitted to the graduate program before they can be awarded a GTA position. Find more information on the process and access the GTA application
Students interested in a Kinesiology assistantship should contact David L. Nichols, Graduate Program Coordinator. GTA applications should be submitted electronically and include:
- Letter of interest that describes your academic and professional background, scholarly interests, research expertise/skills and professional aspirations.
- Complete and detailed professional vitae/resume.
For more information
David Nichols, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Coordinator & Interim Department Chair
Department of Kinesiology