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Master's Degree in
Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Elevate your career with the Master of Science degree in Health, Human Performance and Recreation. The online graduate degree prepares students for careers in sport, physical education, health, wellness, and recreation. Students can choose from three different emphasis areas, including Human Performance and Wellness, Physical Education, or Sport and Leisure Service Management. The program requires a minimum of 32 hours of coursework, including an internship for the Human Performance and Wellness and Sport and Leisure Service Management emphasis.

Admission Requirements:

For work leading to the Master of Science degree with a major in Health, Human Performance and Recreation, a candidate must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.70 regardless of degree earned. A candidate holding a degree from another discipline must have a 2.70 grade point average in 20 semester hours of acceptable undergraduate credit from an appropriate Health, Human Performance, and Recreation field. A grade point average of 3.00 must be attained within the first 12 hours of coursework to gain full admission. Additional requirements include:

  • Department interview with Graduate Coordinator or Department Chairperson
  • Written statement of educational goals and objectives
  • Two personal letters of reference
  • Official transcripts

Emphases available

Advance your career in sport and leisure management with a Master's emphasis. Gain specialized knowledge in areas such as event planning, facility management, and marketing. Prepare for leadership roles in the industry and make a meaningful impact in promoting healthy lifestyles and physical activity.

Take your passion for Physical Education to the next level with a Master's degree emphasizing on advanced teaching methods, research, and leadership skills.

Improve the health and well-being of your community and workplace with effective strategies and programs.

Additional information
for the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

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