Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

Physical Education, Strength and Conditioning Concentration, MS

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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 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.

The Physical Education, Strength and Conditioning Concentration MS program offers an accelerated pathway to allow students to complete both their Bachelors and Masters degree in as little as five years. In this accelerated pathway, students will complete their Bachelor of Science in Physical Education while having the opportunity to begin graduate level course work as early as their third year. These graduate courses will satisfy degree requirements at both the Undergraduate and Graduate level ensuring a true accelerated academic experience.

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 (3 credits)

Specific course selection will be made by the advisor and the student based upon the student’s professional background and program objectives.

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

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