Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Graduate Degree Programs

The Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology offers students a variety of graduate degree programs. Explore your interests in the following graduate degree programs and find out which program is right for you.

Post-Professional Athletic Training

Location: Statesboro Campus

Georgia Southern University’s two year post-professional graduate Athletic Training program provides you with a complete core curriculum supplemented by areas of intensive study

Exercise Science

Location: Statesboro Campus

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Exercise Science program is designed for students interested in advanced and specialized study in the biophysical aspects of exercise.

Dietetic Internship

Location: Statesboro Campus

The Georgia Southern University’s Dietetic Internship (DI) is a full-time, 12-month, post-baccalaureate graduate certificate, non-degree dietetic internship program, with concentrations in community nutrition and school nutrition. Graduates of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and (ACEND) Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) are eligible to apply to the Georgia Southern DI Program.

Sport & Exercise Psychology

Location: Statesboro Campus

Georgia Southern University’s Master of Science in Kinesiology with a sport & exercise psychology concentration integrates science and application in mental skills training and life skills development. Designed for students interested in applied work and/or research in the sport and exercise psychology discipline, the degree is grounded in the fundamentals of the scientific process and theory for research and supervised applied work within individual and group/team environments.

Sports Medicine

Location: Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Sports Medicine program offers classes with knowledgeable and experienced professors and provides students with practical experiences and research in two main focus areas: strength and conditions and human movement science.

Health Administration

Location: Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Health Administration program  prepares a highly qualified, diverse group of early-to-mid careerist students for increasingly responsible leadership roles in the administration of health services delivery across the continuum of the health services industry.

Sport Management

Location: Online

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Sport Management program will advance your career without disrupting your current lifestyle. Gain the academic preparation and practical experience in the skills and techniques required to be successful in the sport business and leisure fields.

Physical Education

Location: Online

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Physical Education program emphasizes current pedagogical thinking, research, and teacher effectiveness in physical education to produce instructors who can integrate research and theory into teaching practice. The program is designed for those students who currently have a clear renewable teaching certificate in Health and Physical Education.

Coaching Education

Location: Online

Georgia Southern University’s graduate Coaching Education program is a 14-month program taught by full-time Georgia Southern University faculty with coaching experience and offers fully online courses in performance enhancement, coaching administration, athletic training and coaching effectiveness.

Health Sciences and Kinesiology Graduate Certificates

Gerontology Certificate

Location: Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University’s graduate gerontology certificate provides an interdisciplinary background in aging and presents the opportunity to explore aspects of aging, relevant to the student’s interests and career goals.

Contact Us

Graduate Director

Brandonn Harris
912-478-7900
bharris@georgiasouthern.edu


For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosure include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.
For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 8/13/2020

Department of Health Sciences & Kinesiologyhk-office@georgiasouthern.edu