2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts or Science (MA/MS) in Sport Performance

Admission requirements
Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School; have bachelor’s degrees from regionally accredited institutions in education, physical education, biology, or other appropriate majors; have grade-point averages (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a scale of 4.0; and submit transcripts, three letters of recommendation, resumes, and the exercise science application form. Applicants for the exercise science division must obtain approval from a review board in the area of specialization. A student with a GPA of less than 2.75 on a 4.0 scale must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test. Students with satisfactory scores on the GRE will be considered for admission to the program. Any deficiencies must be made up through course work taken in addition to degree requirements.

Degree requirements
Students must complete a minimum of 33 credits in graduate courses including 6 credits of a thesis project (THES 698) for the master of science or 3 credits of a research project (RES 697) for the master of arts degree. Students electing THES 698 must take a final oral examination covering the thesis to be given by the thesis committee.

33 credits

Required Courses

AT 696Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training

3

EXSC 600Internship in Exercise Science

1 TO 12

EXSC 603Exercise Physiology 1

3

EXSC 604Essentials of Resistance Training and Conditioning

3

EXSC 634Mechanical Analysis of Movement

3

NUTR 644Nutrition for Exercise and Sport

3

SEPS 609Sport Psychology

3

Research requirements: 12 credits from one area

(choose one)

Master of Arts, non-thesis concentration

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

KINE 601Research Applications (Non-Thesis)

3

Electives

6

Master of Arts, research paper/creative project

KINE 601Research Applications (Non-Thesis)

3

 

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

or

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

 

Electives

3-6

Master of Science, thesis

EXSC 611Research Methods (Thesis)

3

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Electives

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 33