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Baylor University

Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Waco, TX

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Baylor University

Overview

Baylor University / Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation is located in Waco, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Sport pedagogy
Master of Science (MS) Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology, exercise nutrition, and health promotion

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

109
Applied
64
Accepted
44
Enrolled
59%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$71,072
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American 7.37%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.05%
Two or more races 3.16%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise testing, cardio-metabolic health, resistance exercise and training, nutritional intervention, population health, health promotion, global health epidemiology, coaching, natural resource management, stimulant misuse, diet, microbiome and colon cancer etiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
250,118

Location & Contact

Address One Bear Place #97313
Waco, TX  76798
United States
Contact Dr. Jaeho Shim
Graduate Program Director
Email: joe_shim@baylor.edu
Phone: 254-710-4009
Fax: 254-710-3527

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