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    East Tennessee State University
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Sport Science and Coach Education, MS (Applied Sport Science Concentration)


General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:

Fiona Goodyear; goodyear@etsu.edu; 423-439-6148

 

Department Contact:

Satoshi Mizuguchi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Master’s Program Coordinator
Box 70671
(423) 439-5387
e-mail: mizuguchi@etsu.edu

Michael Ramsey, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair
Box 70671
(423) 439-4375
e-mail: ramseym@etsu.edu

 

The Master of Science in Sport Science and Coach Education includes concentrations in applied sport science, and strength and conditioning. The concentration in applied sport science is designed to prepare students for positions in sport science, sport coaching, strength and conditioning, and advanced graduate study in sport science. The strength and conditioning concentration is 100% online and is designed to prepare students to assume roles in strength and conditioning, and sport coaching.

Note: The Sport Science and Coach Education degree program admits students only for the fall. Application deadline is May 1st for fall admission.

Program Admission Requirements


  1. An undergraduate degree in physical education, exercise science, or closely related field;
  2. 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average on a 4.0 scale; international applicants should consult the ETSU Graduate Catalog for more specific information on requirements for countries using different grading scales;
  3. Official scores on the general portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
  4. Resume and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. These letters should be submitted through the ETSU School of Graduate Studies online system at https://gradletters.etsu.edu/;
  5. Essay explaining goals, career expectations, and reasons for desiring to study in sport science and coach education at ETSU.

Degree Requirements


All graduate students in the M.S. in Sport Science and Coach Education graduate program are required to take the following core courses.

Applied Sport Science Concentration: 12 credit hours


Electives: 3 (thesis) - 6 (non-thesis) credit hours


Electives are chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Other Requirements: 3 credit hours


Total hours required for degree (Thesis - Non-Thesis): 33 - 36 credit hours