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Master of Kinesiology (MKin) Program

What you will learn

In this program you'll gain practical experience and learn from excellent scholars in these research areas: 

  • musculoskeletal health
  • injury prevention
  • sport medicine and rehabilitation
  • exercise and nutrition in health and sport
  • psychosocial aspects of health and sport

Required courses

MKin students must complete the required courses as listed in the Academic Calendar.  

Need help planning your courses? Check out schedule builder, or contact the Kinesiology graduate advisor at 

Potential practicum placements

Networking with prominent academic, clinical and elite sport professionals through the MKin program and practicum placements create excellent post-degree employment opportunities.

See what kind of companies you will work with. 

  • Calgary Fire Department
  • Calgary Police Services
  • YMCA at South Health Campus Calgary
  • Total Cardiology Rehabilitation and Risk Reduction Centre (formerly Cardiac Wellness Institute)
  • Heart Fit Clinic
  • Living Well with a Chronic Condition
  • Pulmonary Function Clinic
  • Southern Alberta Renal Program
  • Chronic Pain Centre
  • Neuro-rehab (Foothills)
  • Caleo Health-Spine
  • Copeman Healthcare Centre
  • INLIV Full Circle Health
  • Medisys
  • Preventous Collaborative Health
  • ProActive Health Group
  • Mosaic Primary Care Clinic
  • Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network
  • Calgary West Central Primary Care Network
  • South Calgary Primary Care
  • Calgary Flames Hockey Club
  • Canadian Sport Institute – WinSport/University of Calgary
  • Critical Speed – Active Lifestyle Coaching
  • Edge School for Athletes/Duckett Performance Centre
  • Peak Power Sport Development
  • Powerwatts – Indoor Cycling Training
  • TCR Sport Lab
  • Vergie Speed
  • Community Neurorehab Services
  • Synaptic Spinal Cord Injury and Rehab Centre

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