UMass Amherst SPHHS Department of Kinesiology

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Accredited by NEASC and CEPH. A member of ASPPH.


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Are you a science, pre-med, pre-vet or kinesiology major? Do you need science prerequisites to finish your degree program sooner so you can get into medical school or graduate Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy studies?

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology offers fully-online 3 and 4 credit, GenEd and prerequisite courses.
Courses are offered during the spring, summer, fall, and winter semesters and are open to anyone, even if you’re not admitted UMass Amherst or a Five College Consortium student.

Course tuition is $402.00/per credit and a $47.00 registration fee and is the same regardless of whether you’re in-state or out-of-state. 

Enrollment is open now and Fall 2019 classes begin on Sept. 3, 2019.

Fall 2019 Course Listing:

  • Kin 100-Introduction to Kinesiology - An interdisciplinary approach to the science of human movement. Topics include motor control, exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports medicine, exercise neuroscience, and exercise psychology. (Gen.Ed. BS)
  • Kin 270-Anatomy and Physiology I with lab - Study of the structure and function of cell, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems in the human body. Integration and regulations of system function from an applied perspective through clinical applications.
  • Kin 272-Anatomy and Physiology II with lab - Study of structure and function of the following systems: endocrine, digestive, urinary, respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Integration and regulation of system function from an applied perspective through clinical applications.