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Human Kinetics / Kinesiology (MHK)

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,418

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Research based Program.

Our MHK program is uniquely structured to offer both a research thesis stream and an internship stream. The internship stream provides hands-on work experience to complement coursework.

The MHK program offers concentrations in either Applied Human Performance (sport and exercise psychology, biomechanics and ergonomics, exercise physiology, motor learning and control, lifespan and development, and nutrition), or Sport Management (sport marketing, human resources, policy development, leadership, organizational behaviour, community development, sport finance and economics, sport and the law, sport sociology, sport history).
According to SportBusiness International’s Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings, our MHK in Sport Management program has ranked in the top 25 of university programs of its kind across the globe. It was the only Canadian school to make the cut Areas of Research include:

  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Motor Behaviour and Lifespan Development
  • Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Research (PACR)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Sport Management

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Program Specific Admission Requirements

  • Deadline for Fall: February 1. Applications received after the deadline will undergo review until the program is full.
  • Deadline for Winter: September 1 (M.H.K. only). Applications received after the deadline will undergo review until the program is full.
  • Deadline for Summer: January 1 (M.H.K. only). Applications received after the deadline will undergo review until the program is full.
  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100
  • Minimum IELTS: (7.0 - no individual band lower than 6.0 for PhD)
  • Minimum Pearson: 68
  • Minimum MELAB: 85
  • Minimum CAEL: 70

Additional Requirements

  • M.H.K: Two Academic References. Please also complete the supplementary admission form and statement interest
  • Ph.D.: Three References (two academic), Resume/CV, Letter indicating proposed field of study, a sample of written work, a personal statement of interest


  • KINE-8000. Sport Leadership
  • KINE-8010. Legal and Human Rights Issues in Sport Management
  • KINE-8020. Organizational Behaviour in Sport Organizations
  • KINE-8030. Sport Marketing
  • KINE-8040. Advanced Topics in the Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • KINE-8050. Social Issues in Sport Management
  • KINE-8060. Crises, Politics and Commercialism in the Modern Olympic Movement
  • KINE-8070. Quantitative Analysis in Kinesiology
  • KINE-8080. Strategic Management in the Sport Industry
  • KINE-8100. Special Problems
  • KINE-8110 Group Dynamics in Sport and Exercise
  • KINE-8210. Exercise Rehabilitation
  • KINE-8220.Instrumentation and Modeling in Kinesiology
  • KINE-8230. Applied Biomechanics of Human Performance
  • KINE-8240. Biomechanics in the Work Place
  • KINE-8250. Motor Skill Acquisition
  • KINE-8260. Motor Control of Human Performance
  • KINE-8270. Physiological Responses to Human Movement Demands
  • KINE-8280.Neuromuscular Physiology
  • KINE-8290. The Physiology of Sex Differences in Sport, Exercise and Health
  • KINE-8620. Research Methods
  • KINE-8900. External Graduate Course
  • KINE-8940. Selected TopicsKINE-8950. Internship
  • KINE-8970. Thesis
  • KINE-9698. Community Internship
  • KINE-9920. Independent Study
  • KINE-9950. Doctoral Seminar
  • KINE-9980. Dissertation Research
  • Program Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: Master of Human Kinetics
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total $ 9883.36
  • Base Tuition- $ 2393.10 -  Assessed each term

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