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Kinesiology

Chairperson: William Picconatto
Address: 327 Halenbeck Hall
Phone: 320.308.4251
Email: kinesiology@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/kinesiology

MS in Exercise Science (34 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0
  • The GRE is required.
  • Applicants should have a strong science background. Physiology students should have undergraduate course work in human anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and exercise physiology. Biomechanics students should possess strong skills in calculus, statics and

Notes

  • Interviews are not required but encouraged. Contact department for interview schedule.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 34
Core: 19 credits: PESS 620, PESS 624, PESS 625, PESS 626, PESS 630, PESS 631
Electives: 6 credits. Select with approval of the advisor. Students in Exercise Science may take classes under the following course rubrics: BIOL, CHEM, CEEP, ENGR, HLTH, PESS, STAT.
Research: 9 credits: CEEP 678, PESS 699



MS in Sports Management (33-36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • GRE is not required.

Notes

  • All required courses must be completed with a B- or higher.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 33
Core: 15 credits: PESS 610, PESS 640, PESS 658, PESS 660, PESS 661
Electives: 6 credits: Choose from PESS 548, PESS 549, PESS 550, PESS 654, PESS 690 or other courses with approval.
Research: 12 credits: PESS 601, CEEP 678, PESS 699 (6 credits)

PLAN B


Option(s): Comprehensive Exam
Credits: 33
Core: 15 credits: PESS 610, PESS 640, PESS 658, PESS 660, PESS 661
Electives: 15 credits: Choose from PESS 548, PESS 549, PESS 550, PESS 654, PESS 690, PESS 680 (for no more than 3 credits) or other courses with approval.
Research: 3 credits: PESS 601

PLAN C


Option(s): Portfolio/Internship
Other: Internship
Credits: 36
Core: 21 credits: PESS 610, PESS 640, PESS 658, PESS 660, PESS 661, PESS 680 (6 credits)
Electives: 12 credits: Choose from PESS 548, PESS 549, PESS 550, PESS 654, PESS 690 or other courses with approval.
Research: 3 credits: PESS 601


5-year BS-MS track in Clinical Exercise Physiology 5 year plan (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 3.0

Notes

  • Students should apply for early provisional admission through the School of Graduate Studies in the spring of their junior year.
  • Students who do not continue in the 5-year track can receive the undergraduate degree in Exercise Science in the spring of the senior year following completion of a minimum of 120 credits and all requirements for the BS in Exercise Science.
  • Up to 12 credits of graduate credits taken during their senior year will count towards both the undergraduate degree and the graduate degree.
  • Application to the master’s program occurs at the beginning of the Fall semester of the senior year with entrance occurring in the spring of the senior year, conditional on acceptance by the graduate school, completion of application materials, and a GPA of higher than 3.0.
  • All credits required for the graduate degree will be completed at the graduate level.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 36
Core: 21 credits: EXSC 560, EXSC 575, EXSC 640, EXSC 641, EXSC 650, EXSC 670, EXSC 675, PESS 676
Electives: 3 credits with approval of advisor
Research: 12 credits: PESS 673, EXSC 699 (6 credits), and one 3 credit graduate level statistics course approved by advisor

PLAN B


Option(s): Comprehensive Exam
Credits: 36
Core: 27 credits: EXSC 560, EXSC 575, EXSC 640, EXSC 641, EXSC 650, EXSC 670, EXSC 675, EXSC 680 (6 credits), PESS 676
Electives: 6 credits with approval of advisor
Research: 3 credits: PESS 673







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