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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Physical Education, Applied Kinesiology Concentration, MS


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Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies  

This program is designed for individuals with an undergraduate major in physical education, or its equivalent, who wish to pursue new career directions in educational settings, including obtaining professional stage licensure, or who wish to enhance their undergraduate preparation through advanced study.

Applicants who do not possess an adequate background in physical education and/or related areas will be required to make up course deficiencies. Such background course work will not be applied to the graduate program’s minimum credit requirements.

Admission Requirements


  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 based upon four years of work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon work completed during the junior and senior year
  • *A composite score of 290 or greater on the quantitative and verbal parts of the GRE General Test
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work

*Applicants are eligible for the GRE waiver if they have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher from an accredited college or university.

Program of Study


Electives (12 credits)


Candidates will complete the electives requirement through one of the following options:

  • Complete four additional physical education (PHED) courses, if selecting a departmental comprehensive examination as a culminating experience
  • Complete three additional physical education (PHED) courses, if selecting PHED 501  as a culminating experience
  • Complete two additional physical education (PHED) courses, if selecting PHED 502  as a culminating experience

Exit requirement: Culminating Experience


All candidates are required to show evidence of a culminating experience by successfully completing one of the following:

*Please see the Graduate Academic Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog for additional information regarding comprehensive examinations.

Total minimum credits: 30


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