Admissions Requirements

ES-testingApplicants who have earned a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution in any field are eligible for admission. Consideration to those not meeting the GPA requirements will be given on a case-by-case basis.

In order to be considered for admission to the program, you must complete the graduate application and, at minimum, have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of C or higher: Human Anatomy and Physiology (with lab), Exercise Physiology (with lab), Chemistry (with lab) and Biology
  • 200 hours of documented clinical hours or internship experience in exercise science, exercise physiology or athletic training
  • A one-page essay outlining your educational expectations and career aspirations
  • ACSM Exam track designation (see course degree requirements for exam choices)
  • Current professional resume
  • Three letters of reference
  • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
  • Undergraduate transcripts from all institutions attended

**FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, COMPLETED APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED BY MARCH 1

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER MARCH 1 MAY BE CONSIDERED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR.

Events

Civil War photo exhibit
Photographs of the American Civil War

Dates: Jun 12-Aug 1, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

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