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WORKING COPY - Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 - DRAFT

Physical Education, Individualized Concentration, MS


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 related to the field in community-based organizations, such as business, industry, agencies, hospitals and educational settings 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


A program of study will be developed, in consultation with the program advisor, to meet individual career and educational goals of the student. The program must include a minimum of 15 credits in physical education.

Electives (27 credits)


Complete 27 graduate-level credits as determined in consultation with the program advisor.

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  section of this catalog for additional information regarding comprehensive examinations.

Total minimum credits: 30