School of Kinesiology - George Mason University

Bachelor's/Accelerated Kinesiology MS

Kinesiology degrees have been growing in popularity because they can be applied in numerous areas, such as Health (body & mind), Fitness, Sport, and Recreation.

Highly-qualified undergraduates may be admitted to the bachelor's/accelerated master's program and obtain a BS or BA in any degree area and an MS in Kinesiology in an accelerated time-frame after satisfactory completion of a minimum of 144 credits. Students in an accelerated degree program must fulfill all university requirements for the master's degree.

BAM Pathway Admission Requirements

Applicants to all graduate programs at George Mason University must meet the admission standards and application requirements for graduate study as specified in Graduate Admissions Policies and Bachelor's/Accelerated Master's Degree policies.

Students will be considered for admission into the BAM Pathway after completion of a minimum of 60 credits, and additional unit-specific criteria.

Students who are accepted into the BAM Pathway will be allowed to register for graduate level courses after successful completion of a minimum of 75 undergraduate credits and course-specific pre-requisites.

Accelerated Master’s Admission Requirements

Students already admitted in the BAM Pathway will be admitted to the MS program, if they have met the following criteria, as verified on the Bachelor’s/Accelerated Master’s Transition form:

  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • 3.0 content area GPA
  • Completion of specific undergraduate coursework
  • Successfully meeting Mason’s requirements for undergraduate degree conferral (graduation) and completing the application for graduation.

Accelerated Pathway Requirements

To maintain the integrity and quality of both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs, undergraduate students interested in taking graduate courses must choose from the following which can be taken as Advanced Standing or Reserve Graduate credit (to be determined by the student and their advisor):