The program name was changed to MSc (HKR) in 2024; however, the MSc (KIN) program commenced in 2005. In its history, numerous master’s students have continued on to doctoral programs. Graduate students have authored or co-authored 200+ peer-reviewed articles in that period. The laboratories are well equipped, including but not limited to 5 data (i.e., force, EMG, range of motion) acquisition systems, 2 metabolic carts, hypoxic air generator, force platform, isokinetic dynamometer, 4 muscle stimulation units, transcranial magnetic stimulation units, immersion tank, accelerometers, lumbar motion monitor, and a variety of strain gauges among other equipment.

Description of program 

The MSc(HKR) shall consist of a minimum of 12 credit hours in graduate courses, graduate seminar and a thesis.

Contact a faculty supervisor

Graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are strongly encouraged to connect with a faculty supervisor at the time of application. Visit the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation website for areas for a list of faculty members, their research interests, and contact information.

The School of Graduate Studies offers advice on how to search for and contact potential supervisors. Need more help? Try attending one of our webinars and information sessions for prospective graduate students. 

Minimum admission requirements 

Bachelor’s degree (minimum ‘B’ standing) in an appropriate area of study. 

Application Deadline 

February 1 for Fall admission.


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