Skip to Main Content

Apply Now to the University of Wyoming apply now
fall scene on campus

Future Division of Kinesiology and Health Graduate Students

The University of Wyoming Division of Kinesiology and Health offers two Master's of Science programs and one PhD program for students to further their higher education. All of these programs are created to set students apart within the health sciences field. Scroll through the page to find where you will fit in here at the University of Wyoming.



classroom setting

M.S Physical Education

biomech lab

Biomechanics PhD

applynowicon.jpg                         visitcampusicon.jpg                         questionsicon.jpg

Start Your Graduate Application Now









Schedule A Campus Visit










Master's of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Master's Program is designed for students who have obtained an undergraduate degree with a major program of study in health, exercise and sport science or kinesiology. This on-campus only degree offers many areas of emphasis which can be found by clicking the links below.


Master's of Science in Physical Education Teacher Education

pe scene

This program is designed for teachers who have attained their licensure for teaching physical education and want to pursue an advanced degree to further develop their professional knowledge of teaching. This track is for physical education teachers who are interested in transitioning into teaching at institutions of higher education or increasing their professional status and salary scale within the K-12 context. This online physical education masters and/or on-site program is flexible to meet the needs of both on-campus full-time students and distance students working full-time in schools. Click the photo to learn more in depth information about our program. 

Graduate Study Options

On Campus 

Two options are available to on-campus graduate students in the Division of Kinesiology and Health:
  • Plan A (thesis) option
  • Plan B (non-thesis) option
With either option, there are three areas of emphasis to choose from:  1) exercise and sport science, 2) health, or 3) physical education teacher education.
Areas of Emphasis:


Distance Learning 

The M.S. in Kinesiology and Health is also offered off-campus to distance students as a Plan B (non-thesis) option. The area of emphasis for the distance program is physical education teacher education. 

Students interested in Distance Learning must have approval from the Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Tucker Readdy (tucker.readdy@uwyo.eduprior to application.


Area of Emphasis:

Kinesiology and Health (distance) - Physical Education Teaching Only

Graduate Assistantships

flag flying
The Division of Kinesiology and Health offers several opportunities for Graduate Assitantships. Our faculty members are studying a wide range of reserach topics that is sure to spark your interest. Click here to complete the Graduate Assistantship application. 

Biomedical Sciences Ph.D.

UW flag flying

Biomedical sciences is the study of human biological processes; the complex interactions between physiological, genetic and environmental factors that influence disease and health. It spans the spectrum from fundamental discovery to innovation and application.

The Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program is designed to position graduates for long-term competitive success in the rapidly changing and multifaceted health-related arena in the 21st century. It is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program, making connections between various disciplines to gain new insights, discover and apply new knowledge, and promote self-directed, life-long learning. 

The Biomedical Sciences graduate program is a research and discovery focused program, balancing depth and breadth of content knowledge with "enabling" skills including problem-solving, innovation, entrepreneurship, communication and leadership.


For more information click here. 

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon