Subsite Page Title

MS in Kinesiology

Main page content

Program Overview  |  Getting Started  |  Institutions and Advisors   

Program Overview

A partnership between The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB)The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) was formed to offer a fully-online Master of Science in Kinesiology degree program. The combined resources of four University of Texas System universities allow you access to online graduate courses designed to meet your academic, professional and lifestyle needs as a physical educator, a coach, or other professional interested in the science of people in motion.


All KINO program courses were developed and are taught by graduate faculty from the four participating University of Texas campuses. Click here to view a complete listing of KINO program courses.

Many MS in Kinesiology courses are open to cross-campus enrollment. Check with your academic advisor prior to registering for any of these courses to ensure that they apply toward your degree program.

To view MS in Kinesiology program courses currently open for cross-campus enrollment, go the Public Course Schedule and select Kinesiology Online (KINO) from the Finish@UT Program menu, or search for a specific course name/number. 

Getting Started

To participate in the online MS in Kinesiology program, you must choose a home campus by applying to and being accepted by one of the three degree-granting universities. The Participating Institutions and Advisors section below includes links to campus-specific admissions and program requirements.

Refer to the Student Support section of our website for additional information on cross-campus registration, course access and campus contacts.

Participating Institutions and Advisors

Degree-Granting Institutions

UT El Paso
Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Kinesiology (currently accepting applicants for the on-campus program only)

Program Advisor:
Dr. Cory Smith, Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator
(915) 747-7284 |


UT Permian Basin
Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Kinesiology

Program Advisor:
Dr. James Eldridge, Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor
(432) 552-2331 (prefers e-mail) |


UT Rio Grande Valley
Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Kinesiology (not currently accepting applicants)

Program Advisor:
Dr. Zasha Romero, Assistant Professor and Program Director


Institution Contributing Courses

UT San Antonio

Program Contact:
Dr. William Land, Assistant Professor
(210) 458-7855 |