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Kinesiology (Physical Education) MS


You thrive on helping students reach a new level of physical ability and value the lifelong benefits of physical exercise. You desire to provide a quality program that encourages activity for a lifetime. Online at Southern Miss can help you take that next step. Our fully online Master of Science in Kinesiology: Physical Education Emphasis program was created to allow you to enroll in online classes while never stepping foot in a traditional classroom. This accredited online Kinesiology degree is designed to provide teachers, coaches, and instructors with the necessary tools and techniques to improve their classroom success.

Earning a master’s degree from Online at Southern Miss is a logical step for educators aiming to move forward in their career and lead the way in physical education instruction. Increase your knowledge and improve your skills with this convenient, and affordable program, from anywhere, at any time, and now we’re admitting students for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. This is your life, plus college!

Alternately, we also offer a fully online MS in Sport Coaching Education.?Your future starts at Southern Miss!

The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). That means you can expect a program with the highest standards and quality.

The Graduate School will be authorizing standardized test waivers to applicants to the Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 terms. Please contact Graduate Admissions at to request a waiver.

Your Future

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree:
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Activity Program Director
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Program Director
National Salary Averages* average salaries of directors and specialist using applied kinesiology in their careers