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Graduate Programs in Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology at Louisiana Tech offers the Masters of Science degree with concentrations in Administration of Sport and Physical Activity or Sports Performance.  

Administration of Sport and Physical Activity

The Administration of Sports and Exercise concentration is designed for students whose primary interest lies in leadership positions in sport or physical activity.  This concentration is appropriate for students with an interest in managing a fitness facility or sports club or those with a teaching certification who wish to pursue an administrative position such as athletic director or school administrator.  This concentration has a 9 hour core, a 15 hour KINE cognate, 3-6 hours of research/practicum and 6-9 hours of approved electives for a total of 36 required hours. 

Sports Performance

The Sports Performance concentration is designed for individuals whose primary interest lies in improving sports performance from biomechanical, physiological, and psychological perspective. This concentration is appropriate for students who have a desire to work in athletic training, strength & conditioning, coaching, or other sports performance related fields.  This concentration has a 9 hour core, a 15 hour KINE cognate, 3-6 hours of research/practicum and 6-9 hours of approved electives for a total of 36 required hours. 

Masters programs offered prior to Fall 2013

If you are enrolled in a Masters program prior to Fall 2013, you must consult the information pages for those programs at http://www.latech.edu/education/kinesiology/graduate/old_programs.  New students must choose between the two programs currently offered.  Current students may elect to switch to the new program or finish their coursework in the old program.  For more information you can contact Dr. Lanie Dornier at ldornier@latech.edu or 318-257-4432



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