The Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology at Washington State University is a two-year full-time program designed to give students an in-depth knowledge of the human body and the principles of exercise science. Students can choose from either a thesis option to pursue further studies such as a Ph.D. or medical school, or a non-thesis option for those seeking work as practitioners in healthcare or coaching. The curriculum covers courses in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics and motor control, allowing students to gain an understanding of complex human movements and how they are affected by physical activity. Graduates from this program are well prepared to pursue research careers in academia or clinical practice within the field of physical therapy, sports medicine, rehabilitation science or public health. With excellent career prospects and the potential to make a positive impact on health outcomes worldwide, this program provides students with an invaluable opportunity to learn how to apply their knowledge and skills to improve human performance and wellbeing.