Master of Fitness Science (MFSc) degree (non-thesis)
The Masters of Fitness Science (MFSc) degree (non-thesis) involves coursework and an extensive practical experience to prepare students for a variety of professional careers including health promotion, sport and occupational fitness applications and exercise management for persons with chronic diseases or disabilities. A study practicum involves laboratory and field work with the expectation that the candidate will author a fitness-based article for a professional publication.
Students applying to the Master of Fitness Science degree program must have completed upper level undergraduate courses in human whole body physical activity/exercise science applications. The primary contact for this program is Dr. Veronica Jamnik.
In addition to the regulations of the Faculty of Graduate Studies pertaining to all Master's degrees, candidates for the Master of Fitness Science (MFSc) degree (non-thesis) in Kinesiology and Health Science are required to complete the following:
- One of either Univariate (KAHS 6010 3.0) or Multivariate (KAHS 6020 3.0) Statistics;
- Two Practica (KAHS 5400 6.0 and KAHS 5410 6.0);
- Four half course electives from within the Kinesiology and Health Science graduate course offerings.
- Submit a written paper to the student’s supervisor.