Kinesiology M.S. (Concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology) (Thesis)

Degree Requirements: 36 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Completion of prerequisite coursework may be required if degree major or minor is not in psychology or kinesiology/exercise science
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (4.0 scale)
  • A vitae or résumé that includes the following:

a) Work history,

b) Professional experiences,

c) Membership and participation in professional organizations,

d) Other experiences related to the academic program, and

e) Names and contact information for a minimum of three references

  • A personal statement of no more than 3 pages that includes a description of previous professional experiences and accomplishments, career goals, and reasons for interest in the graduate program at Georgia Southern University
  • Submission of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Completion of the online application for the College of Graduate Studies
  • A phone, video-based, or in-person interview with the program director may be requested for some candidates after an initial review of submitted applications is completed

Provisional

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • Completion of prerequisite coursework may be required if degree major or minor is not in psychology or kinesiology/exercise science
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 2.75-2.99 (4.0 scale)
  • A vitae or résumé that includes the following:

a) Work history,

b) Professional experiences,

c) Membership and participation in professional organizations,

d) Other experiences related to the academic program, and

e) Names and contact information for a minimum of three references

  • A personal statement of no more than 3 pages that includes a description of previous professional experiences and accomplishments, career goals, and reasons for interest in the graduate program at Georgia Southern University
  • Submission of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Completion of the online application for the College of Graduate Studies
  • A phone, video-based, or in-person interview with the program director may be requested for some candidates after an initial review of submitted applications is completed

*Achievement of the minimum admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and requirements of the graduate program does not guarantee admission to that graduate degree program. 

Program of Study

Credit Hours
Investigative Core
KINS   6130Research Design in Kinesiology 3
KINS   6131Data Analysis in Kinesiology 3
Concentration
Sport and Exercise Psychology Concentration30
Ethical Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Psychology of Sport and Exercise Performance
Team Dynamics
Sport and Exercise Psychology Interventions
Current Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Health and Exercise Psychology
Practicum in Sport and Exercise Psychology
Internship in Kinesiology
Thesis
Guided Electives (3-6) 1
Total Credit Hours36

Advisement

School of Health & Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8076
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-0200
FAX: (912) 478-0381
http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/hk