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Welcome to Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Human Kinetics!

We are excited to have you as part of our HK family. For nearly 50 years, we have been committed to helping our graduate trainees succeed through a wide variety of programs, initiatives, and experiences.

As a faculty, our mission is to create an optimal training environment for our students to excel in fundamental and applied research to promote excellence and professional competence.

Our team-oriented approach will ensure success and broad-reaching impact and will provide a foundation for our scholars to become recognized leaders in Applied Human Performance and Sport Management and Leadership.

We are always striving to improve. Through our strategic plan, we have set a course to ensure you get the best experience possible. 

Cheri L. M. McGowan, PhD
Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies