Graduate Programs

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TWU offers Kinesiology master of science and doctoral programs that you can customize with various emphases to meet your career goals.


Graduate students interested in preparing for teaching and research careers in higher education are encouraged to apply for a competitive Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA). The majority of GTAs are awarded to Ph.D. students; however Master’s students are also eligible. Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available primarily in the areas of exercise physiology. adapted physical education, biomechanics, coaching and sport management.

GTA applications are accepted throughout the year; however, students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for all vacancies. Please note that students must be admitted to the graduate program before they can be awarded a GTA position. Find more information on the process and access the GTA application.

Students interested in a Kinesiology assistantship should contact David L. Nichols, Graduate Program Coordinator. GTA applications should be submitted electronically and include:

  1. Letter of interest that describes your academic and professional background, scholarly interests, research expertise/skills and professional aspirations.
  2. Complete and detailed professional vitae/resume.

Project Nexus

Project Nexus is an interdisciplinary collaborative project between TWU’s graduate programs in Adapted Physical Activity and Speech-Language Pathology. Project Nexus aims to prepare APE and SLP scholars with the skills necessary for effective teaching and/or service provision to students with disabilities with high intensity needs.

For more information

Jason Torres
Graduate Academic Advisor
Department of Kinesiology
Office: PH 213
(940) 898-2864

Kinesiology Courses Offered by Semester

Page last updated 11:19 AM, April 13, 2022