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Application Deadlines

Applying for Fall 2013: Deadline June 28

Admission Requirements

The Human Movement (M.S.) program will admit human movement, health and fitness, and healthcare professionals with diverse graduate education, work history, and life experiences who have demonstrated capacity to pursue a rigorous course of graduate study and increasingly responsible positions in health, fitness, and healthcare.
Prospective Human Movement (M.S.) students are selected by considering the overall qualities of the applicant through application content, academic record, prior experience, letters of evaluation, and personal motivation. In special circumstances, a personal interview may be required.

Requirements

  • Candidates accepted for admission to the Human Movement (M.S.) program will have earned a bachelor's or higher degree prior to enrollment from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Candidates must be a health, wellness, sport, or fitness professional with at least two years of professional experience or be a licensed or certified fitness / personal training professional with an NCCA accredited certification (ACE, ACSM, IFPA, NASM, NCSF, NESTA, NFPT, NSCA, Cooper Institute) , or healthcare professional (ATC, PT, DC, OT, PA, RN, RD, etc.).
  • Candidates must have achieved a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in their undergraduate (or higher) degree program.
  • Candidates are expected to be computer literate and experienced in word processing. All curricula require extensive computer usage. Accepted applicants are required to have a personal computer prior to matriculation and have access to a high-speed Internet connection.
  • Candidates must submit an application form.
  • Candidates must identify references from: 1) a present or former faculty member, academic advisor, or employer, and 2) a human movement/healthcare professional. Letters from an educational consulting service will not qualify.
  • Applicants must provide official transcripts from all educational institutions attended where a degree was conferred.