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    University of North Texas
   
    May 26, 2024  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation


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Main Office
Physical Education Building, Room 209

Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #310769
Denton, TX 76203-5017
940-565-2651

Web site: www.coe.unt.edu/khpr

Allen Jackson, Chair

Faculty 

 

The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation offers graduate programs leading to the following degrees:

The degrees offered and the career opportunities afforded by the degree programs are outlined in the program descriptions below.

Admission Requirements for Master of Science with a Major in Kinesiology

Applicants for admission into the department’s graduate program are expected to have the following qualifications to obtain unconditional admission:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Candidates must meet minimum master’s admissions requirements to the Toulouse Graduate School.
  3. Minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 overall or a 3.25 for the last 60 hours or a minimum 3.4 master’s GPA.
  4. Submission of verbal, quantitative and analytical writing GRE scores are required. The program views high test scores as a predictor of future success. Lower test scores will be considered if other criteria indicate ability to be successful in the program.
  5. A typed candidate statement which includes the candidate’s purpose in pursuing graduate study at the University of North Texas, career objectives, goals and a discussion of the candidate’s particular interest area.

Admission Requirements for Master of Science with a Major in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Applicants for admission into the department’s graduate program are expected to have the following qualifications to obtain unconditional admission:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Candidates must meet minimum master’s admissions requirements to the Toulouse Graduate School.
  3. Minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 overall or a 3.0 for the last 60 hours or a minimum 3.4 master’s GPA. A lower GPA (2.6 overall or 2.8 in the last 60 hours) may be considered on an individual basis at the departmental level along with other factors (e.g., undergraduate academic institution, course work listed on the student’s transcript, completion of a previous master’s degree).
  4. Submission of verbal, quantitative and analytical writing GRE scores are required. Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) scores can be substituted for the GRE. The program views high test scores as a predictor of future success. Lower test scores will be considered if other criteria indicate ability to be successful in the program.
  5. A typed, 300-word candidate’s statement which includes the candidate’s purpose in pursuing graduate study at the University of North Texas, career objectives, goals and a discussion of the candidate’s particular interest area.

Individual programs may have additional requirements. Applicants should contact the program for details.

Center for Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence (CSPPE)

The CSPPE is a multidisciplinary center devoted to offering sport psychology interventions, research and training. The center combines the expertise of faculty in psychology and kinesiology to produce the most comprehensive and state-of-the-art sport psychology services available.

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