Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Human Performance (M.S.)


Bulletin/Catalog Year 2018-2019
College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Department of Health and Human Performance

Dr. Marcy Maurer
Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance
Professor
Location: Dunn Center, Room 267
Phone:  (931) 221-6105
Email: maurerm@apsu.edu

Dr. Tim Leszczak
Graduate Coordinator, Professor
Location: Dunn Center, Room 270
Phone:  (931) 221-6112
Email: leszczakt@apsu.edu

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

Admissions Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution showing a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • *Minimum GRE revised General Test scores of: Verbal-140, Quantitative-140, and Analytical Writing-2.5
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

*Students with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater or with a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution may submit an Entrance Exam Waiver, for approval by the department, to waive the GRE requirement. This does not guarantee admission into the program. All documents will be evaluated before a decision is made.

For more information about the application process, please visit apsu.edu/grad-studies.

Master of Science in Health and Human performance has three concentrations:

  • Performance Enhancement and Coaching
  • Public Health Education
  • Sport and Wellness Leadership
Total hours for all degree completion:  30
 

 

Required Core Total Hours 9


Performance Enhancement and Coaching


Master of Science in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Performance Enhancement and Coaching

This program will develop the skills necessary for students who are pursuing careers in life, business, and sport coaching.  Students will experience different types of performance enhancement techniques, including strategies to improve mental toughness and emotional intelligence. 

Required Major courses with credits

Required Major Total Hours 21


Special rules or conditions needed for graduation (written/oral exams, practicum, etc.)

  • Students must successfully pass an oral exam to graduate

Public Health Education


Master of Science in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Public Health Education

This program will focus on developing the skills and competencies necessary to improve community health and promote wellness.  Coursework includes research, statistics, foundations in health education, community organizing in public health, grant writing, and epidemiology to name a few. Ten courses are required to complete the program and are offered online. Students entering this field can expect to work in healthcare facilities, colleges, public health departments, nonprofits, or private businesses.

Required Major courses with credits

Required Major Total Hours 21


Special rules or conditions needed for graduation (written/oral exams, practicum, etc.)

  • Students must successfully pass an oral exam to graduate.

Sport And Wellness Leadership


Master of Science in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Sport and Wellness Leadership

Coursework includes research, statistics, exercise science classes, leadership, and sport psychology to name a few. Ten courses are required to complete the program. Generally, students who are involved in coaching, personal training, physical education, wellness or athletic training are enrolled in this program.

Required Major courses with credits

Required Major Total Hours 21


Special rules or conditions needed for graduation (written/oral exams, practicum, etc.)

  • Students must successfully pass an oral exam to graduate.