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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
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Physical Education, Applied Kinesiology Concentration, MS

Department: Health and Kinesiology

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.


Learning Outcomes   

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
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work

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 will be required to show evidence of a culminating experience by successfully completing one of the following:

Total minimum credits: 30