Physical Education, Master of Science (MS)

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Student may choose between two tracks: Exercise Science or Sports and Recreation Administration.

Note: before the awarding of the master’s degree, each student will successfully complete one of two options: a thesis or other research project; or a written examination. 

Exercise Science
Required Core
PHED 500INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATE STUDIES1
PHED 505CURRENT ISSUES AND ETHICS3
PHED 517SURVEY RESEARCH3
PHED 518REVIEW OF LITERATURE3
PHED 519STATISTICS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PHED 520RESEARCH METHODS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
Approved Electives 11-14
Required Exercise Science Courses
PHED 550ADVANCED BIOMECHANICS3
PHED 554BEHAVIOR CHANGE-THEORY AND PRACTICE3
or PHED 557 TRAINING, PLANNING AND PERIODIZATION
PHED 555ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE3
PHED 556ADVANCED CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY3
PHED 600THESIS (1-9)9
Total Credits48-51
 Sports and Recreation Administration
Required Core Courses
PHED 500INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATE STUDIES1
PHED 505CURRENT ISSUES AND ETHICS3
PHED 517SURVEY RESEARCH3
PHED 518REVIEW OF LITERATURE3
PHED 519STATISTICS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PHED 520RESEARCH METHODS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
Approved Electives 11-14
Sports and Recreation Administration Courses
PHED 507ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
PHED 522RISK MANAGEMENT: SPORT AND SCHOOL LAW3
PHED 524SPORTS MARKETING3
PHED 525FACILITIES PLANNING, OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT3
PHED 600THESIS9
or PHED 601 RESEARCH REPORT
or PHED 602
PHED 695
COMPREHENSIVE PREPARATION
and INTERNSHIP
Total Credits48-51

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • investigate ideas and complete professional tasks as a member of a team;
  • demonstrate familiarity with the scholarly publications, primary written works, professional organizations and certification/licensure requirements of their specialization;
  • discuss advanced topics in their area of specialization with an appropriate level of knowledge and application of critical thinking;
  • design, conduct and report scholarly work.