Nov 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Sport Science and Coach Education, M.S. (Strength and Conditioning Concentration-Online)


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General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:
Fiona Goodyear; goodyear@etsu.edu; (423) 439-6148

Department Contact:

Caleb Bazyler, Ph.D , Program Coordinator
Box 70671
(423) 439-4733
e-mail:  bazyler@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 Strength and Conditioning Concentration admits students for the fall and spring terms. Applications submitted after the first day of classes will be considered for the following term.

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.

Sport Science and Coach Education, M.S. Degree Requirements: 36 credits


Core Requirements 15 credits
Concentration 12 credits
Advisor Approved Electives 6 credits
Internship 3 credits
TOTAL 36 credits

Note: Students in the Strength and Conditioning Concentration are required to complete a comprehensive exam during their last term as one of the requirements for graduation. 

Sport Science and Coach Education Core Requirements: 15 credits


Students in the Strength and Conditioning Concentration must take these courses online. 

Strength and Conditioning Concentration: 12 credits


Students in the Strength and Conditioning Concentration must take these courses online. 

Advisor Approved Electives: 6 credits


Electives are chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Coordinator.

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