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Graduate Programs - Kinesiology and Physical Education

A general, science-based curriculum provides the foundation for this 33 credit hour graduate program. The curriculum is designed with 6-9 credit hours of electives, allowing the student to focus on his/her specific academic interest within the field. Classroom and laboratory experiences are designed to provide the student with an applied understanding of the scientific basis of exercise/training in different populations.

The program offers two paths towards a Master’s degree. Each includes a minimum of 33 credit hours.

M.Ed.: (non-thesis) Admission to this track requires scores from either the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

M.S.: The M.S. requires carrying out an original piece of research resulting in a written thesis. Admission to this track requires scores from the GRE.

For further information contact:

Dr. Robert Lehnhard
112 Lengyel Hall

(207) 581-2480

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Education and Human Development
5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2412
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System