Become a master of the human body.
You have finished your undergraduate degree in a science-based field and ask, what’s next? Maybe you have a specific interest in how the human body works during stress and activity? Or, you have a passion for exercise as preventative medicine? Our M.S. in Kinesiology at IUPUI allows you to explore these areas by offering you the ability to create a course of study based on your career goals and experience, affords the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking research, and learn from nationally and internationally recognized experts. As a student in the Department of Kinesiology, you are within walking distance to downtown Indianapolis including four of Indiana’s leading hospitals, a world-renowned fitness center, and multiple industry partners.
Preventive practices are gaining favor over the traditional treatment approach to health care in the United States. Preventive strategies not only improve overall health and quality of life but are much more cost-effective than the treatment required for diseases associated with a sedentary lifestyle. With the growing awareness of the role that exercise plays not only in improving athletic performance but in promoting wellness and preventing disease, the role of physical activity specialists will rise in prominence as a career of choice.