About the M.S. in SPFA
To qualify for admission to the M.S. in SPFA, students must have achieved a combined 800 on the GRE with at least 400 on the verbal portion of the exam or a 392 and above on the Miller Analogy Exam (MAT) and have an undergraduate major in physical education, exercise science, athletic training, recreation, or sport management. Prospective students with degrees outside of the discipline may still enroll in the program,but prerequisites may be required in addition to the required course work in the M.S. in SPFA program. The number and type of prerequisites required will be determined by a review of the candidate’s undergraduate transcript. While enrolled in the program, students must achieve and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The program requires candidates to complete a minimum of 24-27 credits in core course work with a minimum of 9-12 credits of electives. All candidates must complete either a thesis or research project along with a practicum experience.