Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology


To be considered for admission to the Master of Arts degree program in Health and Kinesiology, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Meet all University and Graduate School admission requirements.
  2. Regular admission: A minimum GRE score of 146 (verbal) and 140 (quantitative). Students who completed the GRE prior to August 2011 should contact the Graduate Coordinator for specific admissions criteria.
  3. A student not eligible for regular admission may be admitted with provisional status with a minimum GRE score of 143 (verbal) and 138 (quantitative).  Students who fail to submit GRE scores will not be considered for admissions.
  4. Applicants for the Masters of Arts in Health and Kinesiology are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree. The undergraduate degree should be in health or kinesiology or a related field (e.g. nursing, dietetics, biology), or should have included adequate preparation for graduate study of health and kinesiology. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than health and kinesiology may be required to complete a maximum of 21 hours of undergraduate courses recommended by the department. All students are required to have completed 4 hours of human anatomy and physiology (lecture & lab).
  5. Graduate students enrolled in the Kinesiology concentration may not transfer in more than 6 semester hours from another university and/or program.
  6. Graduate students enrolled in the other three concentrations (Exercise Science, Health Studies, and Health Promotion and Exercise Science) may not transfer in more than 9 semester hours from another university and/or program.


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