Human Kinetics (MHK)

Human Kinetics (MHK)

Master degree
Application deadlines: March 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September, January, May
International tuition: CA$22,599
Domestic tuition: CA$9,500

Program overview

Apply your focus to biomechanics, exercise physiology, and psychomotor behavior, and the psycho-social contributions to human movement. Prepare for a career in research, teaching, and industry. Become a part of the preventative healthcare field. Health, fitness, and rehabilitation are the foundations to living a healthy life.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Students entering the Masters in Human Kinetics (MHK) program will hold a 4-year degree in a Human Kinetics Field (e.g., Physical and Health Education; Kinesiology; Sports Psychology) or equivalent. Candidates who have graduated from a three year degree program in a related discipline may be admitted to a qualifying year. Application Process Step 1. Contact the MHK Graduate Coordinator or individual faculty member about the possibility of becoming a student. Step 2. Submit the online application on the website Documents: Three Reference Forms Statement of Interest; what strengths you bring to the program, and what you expect from the program. Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume Official Academic Transcript(s) from all post secondary studies* Step 3. Once the Admissions Office receives all information and the application is deemed complete, the application will be forwarded to the department. An Admissions Committee meets to review the applications. Step 4. The Admissions Committee will review all applications on file and make a decision regarding the suitability of each applicant. Step 5: If approved for admission, the Office of Admissions will send the student an Offer of Admission via MyLaurentian.

Career opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: personal trainer, kinesiologist, coach, recreation director, athletic therapist, fitness programmer and evaluator, recreation therapist, research, teaching and industry.