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Kinesiology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

There are three emphases for the Kinesiology major:

  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Healthcare Science.

There are three emphases for the Kinesiology major:

Exercise and Fitness

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kinesiology Major utilizes a strong scientific base and experiential learning component for students interested in the field of Kinesiology, the science of human movement.

The Exercise & Fitness Emphasis prepares students to work in the field of Kinesiology with healthy adults and stable patient populations to guide their fitness regimes.

In 2013, the Exercise & Fitness emphasis was awarded full accreditation status through 2018 by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on the Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES).

We are currently the only CAAHEP accredited Exercise Science program in the state of Wisconsin. Please visit our Learning Outcomes page to learn more.

Healthcare Science

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Healthcare Science Program utilizes a strong scientific base to prepare students for further education in graduate or professional programs. Students in this program go on to attend medical school, physical therapy school, chiropractic school, etc.

Strength and Conditioning

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kinesiology major and Strength and Conditioning emphasis utilizes a strong scientific base and experiential learning component for students interested in the field of Kinesiology, the science of human movement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Motor Learning 

This course guides the study of the principles of motor skill performance and learning and the application of these theories to physical activities, learners and various environments. 

  • Behavior Aspects of Kinesiology 

This course introduces students to psychological, or behavioral, aspects of sport, exercise, and physical activity. Students will explore factors that affect performance and psychological development and well-being.

  • Physiology of Exercise

The study of the body's physiological responses and adaptations to acute and chronic bouts of exercise. Training techniques and enhanced physical performance will be emphasized. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Academic Factors

  • Rigor of college preparatory high school curriculum
  • High school class rank (when available)
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • Cumulative grade-point average (GPA)

Key Nonacademic Factors

  • Extracurricular involvement: leadership experience, volunteerism and community service
  • Diversity of personal background, work experience and life circumstances
  • Student’s personal statement and responses to questions on the application
  • Letters of recommendation are optional but may be helpful for those students who may need further support
Nonacademic factors are given strong consideration for nontraditional students who may have graduated high school long before applying to college.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7558 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3772 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oshkosh

  • 1144 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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