Motor Control

Masters in Motor Control

Program Overview

The primary purpose of the motor control program is to prepare scholars to plan and conduct research in the area of motor learning and control. A core of research-oriented classes and continuous involvement in research projects prepares the student with research skills necessary for advancement to doctoral level degrees. Students in the motor control program are encouraged to take courses offered through the Program in Neural Science and the Department of Psychology to further enhance their understanding of the discipline. In the Motor Control Master of Science program a thesis is required.

Degree Requirements

Master of Science in Kinesiology
Emphasis in Motor Learning/Control
35 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA required for graduation

NOTE: Prior to beginning the MS Program in Motor Learning/Control, a Plan of Studies Form must be filled out with your advisor. 


For more information about admissions and application materials please contact:

David Koceja
Chair, Kinesiology Department
Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health-Bloomington
1025 E. 7th Street, PH 121
(812) 855-7302

John B. Shea
Professor, Kinesiology Department
Director, Ergonomics Laboratory
School of Public Health-Bloomington
1025 E. 7th Street, PH 112
(812) 856-6045