The Department of Exercise and Sport Science offers the Master of Science with thesis/non-thesis option. The MS degree is designed to develop a high level of knowledge and competence in the many different professional programs associated with the discipline–pedagogy, fitness, sport leadership. The degree is a multi-purpose degree that can prepare the candidate for teaching or for service in an area outside the field of education. This degree, particularly with the thesis option, can also serve as preparation for work at the doctoral level.
Program Admission and Retention Requirements
Admission to graduate study and admission to candidacy for the Master of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education will be the same as stated in the current Graduate Bulletin. Score report on the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Section must be submitted prior to admission.
Retention in the program will be the same as stated in the current Graduate Bulletin, except it will feature a “maximum of three Cs restriction.” That is, Master of Science degree candidates majoring in Kinesiology and Physical Education will not be allowed to have more than three Cs recorded for graduate work. The fourth C earned by the degree candidate will result in dismissal from the graduate program.
Information related to the admission’s process for the UCA Graduate School as well assistantships and other aid is located at the following link: http://uca.edu/gbulletin2013/fields-of-instruction/kinesiology-and-physical-education/