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Program Admission Requirements & Prerequisites

The following are required to gain entry into the Program:

  • A degree from an accredited undergraduate college/ university; documented by forwarding two copies of official transcripts from each undergraduate institution attended to the Graduate College.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (overall) of 2.7 or above.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores must be submitted, with percentile scores of 50% or higher being viewed favorably.

Specialization Entry Prerequisites

Developmental Kinesiology: students are expected to have had coursework/life experience in kinesiology or a related field prior to enrolling in the graduate program. Students admitted with deficiencies in any of the academic areas must take coursework at the undergraduate level prior to graduating.

Leisure and Tourism: For those with limited experience or no undergraduate internship, prerequisites for the Leisure and Tourism Studies should be met prior to admission.

Sport Administration: Entering students will be expected to have had coursework or life experience in the following areas: Public or Interpersonal Communication; Marketing, Sales; Micro-Computer Applications or Programming; Financial Aspects of Management; Management or Organizational Behavior; Public Relations or Promotions; Undergraduate internship in sport or 1 yr. practical experience in sport. Students admitted with deficiencies in any of the academic areas must take coursework at the undergraduate level prior to graduating. Students admitted without an undergraduate internship are required to complete a one-semester, full-time internship in addition to the academic courses in the curriculum. listed below.

In general, students should plan on removing these deficiencies prior to entering the Graduate Program or provide documentation of experience via a written narrative. In most cases, students will not be allowed to take an undergraduate course concurrent with the Graduate course for a specific deficiency.