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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
    
 
  Dec 08, 2021
 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Physical Education, M.S.


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The masters degree in physical education is designed to provide students advanced preparation in the field of athletic training. Admitted students must possess an undergraduate degree with specialization in athletic training.

Learning Outcomes

  • Master of Science students will demonstrate an understanding of current public health practice and how various health-related disciplines contribute to achieving public health goals.
  • Master of Science students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles and practices that are used in epidemiology to examine the health status of populations and translate epidemiologic findings into public health action.
  • Master of Science students will evaluate scientific literature, create a research plan and analyze original research results in order to formulate an answer to one or more research questions.
  • Applied Physiology Master of Science students will demonstrate laboratory proficiency through written and practical evaluations.
  • Applied Physiology Master of Science students will explain, analyze and evaluate: 1) physiological changes that occur during a single session of exercise, 2) physiological adaptations that take place with repeated exercise sessions, and 3) how environmental conditions influence these responses.
  • Health Aspects of Physical Activity Master of Science students will explain, analyze, and evaluate the relationships between physical activity, behavior and health.
  • Rehabilitation Science Master of Science students will explain, analyze, and evaluate the relationships between biomechanical, physiological, psychological and neural factors that influence learning and performance of motor skills in healthy and disabled populations.

Admission

In addition to The Graduate School’s application requirements, applicants must submit a sample of expository writing to include future goals and specific research interests.

Degree Requirements (36 Hours)

General degree requirements for the M.S. degree in athletic training include:

Physical Education Pedagogy, Motor Behavior, or Exercise Science Elective (3 Hours)


Project or Thesis


Satisfactory completion of

Comprehensive Assessment


  • Successful completion of a master research project/thesis

Additional requirements include 6 hours in qualitative/quantitative research methodology


These requirements include:

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