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  Affordable Tuition |   No Test Scores |   Rolling Admission |   Three Start Dates |   Expert Faculty

Tulane SoPA’s Kinesiology program prepares you for a variety of sports- and health-related careers that will give meaning to the phrase “do what you love.” You’ll learn alongside students who are passionate about the industry and from professionals who teach what they do everyday.

Degrees & Certificates

Online & On-Campus
Master's Degrees

Master of Science in Sport Studies

  • Earn an MS in Sport Studies by completing coursework in two certificate programs, plus two required core courses, for a total of 30 credits.
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Online & On-Campus
Bachelor's Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

  • Ideal for anyone interested in promoting a healthy lifestyle and working in clinical healthcare settings.
  • 120 credits, including 40 credits in the major
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Bachelor of Arts in Health & Wellness

  • Perfect field of study for those who want to become advocates for healthy living.
  • 120 credits, including 30 credits in the major
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4+1 Program: Earn BS & MS in 5 Years

  • Earn a master’s degree in just 12 courses
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Exercise Science

Health & Wellness

“What I enjoyed most about being a SoPA student was the encouragement and patience of the professors as well as the flexibility of the online classes. I’m extremely grateful for that experience and the opportunity to earn my master’s degree at a manageable pace.”

—Doshia Woods

Faculty Who Practice
What They Teach

Our kinesiology faculty are outstanding practitioners in the field who share their expertise and experience with our students.


Engaging & Flexible Student Experiences

Industry Partnerships & Career Guidance

Partnerships that translate into industry certifications, credit for experience, & career advancement opportunities.


Innovative Online & On-Campus Courses

Never watch a boring PowerPoint. We’ve developed the most interactive courses around.



Our courses are constantly refreshed and informed by what leaders in the field of Kinesiology expect from graduates.



Meet the Advisory Board

The Kinesiology curriculum is guided by experienced faculty and a knowledgeable advisory board that helps ensure the most up-to-date and relevant skillsets are being taught to our students.

Featured Members

Jane Eason

Jane Eason
Department Head, Department of Physical Therapy, LSU Health New Orleans

Omar Khan

OImar Khan
General Manager, Pittsburgh Steelers

Victoria McDowell

Victoria McDowell
Clinician, Ochsner Therapy and Wellness

Brett Venable

Brett Venable
Owner, Recovery ChiroMed



Facts at a Glance

Admissions Process

Tulane SoPA accepts students on a rolling basis, year-round.  Start dates every August, January, and May. We never require test scores or recommendations. Visit our Admissions Process page to learn more.


All tuition is charged by the credit hour and we have minimal fees. Visit our tuition page to see our current tuition rates and use our net price calculator.

Financial Assistance

We strive to make a Tulane SoPA education affordable for all students. Learn about financial aid, discounts and scholarship opportunities here.

Portfolio Assessment

Earn credit for your work experience through a portfolio assessment. Undergraduates can earn up to 24 portfolio credits. Graduate students can earn up to 6 portfolio credits.

Career Advising

SoPA offers career advising to all enrolled students.

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