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Brigham Young University - Provo

Department of Exercise Sciences

Provo, UT

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Overview

Department of Exercise Sciences / Department of Exercise Sciences is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Athletic Training (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise sciences
Master of Science (MS) Exercise sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 (minimum score of 300, 4.0 on analytic writing portion)
Thesis Required
Oral defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300, 4.0 on analytic writing portion)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense, oral and written exams
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam None
Thesis Required
8 weeks of immersive internship experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
31
Accepted
29
Enrolled
89%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300, 4.0 on analytic writing portion)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 in last 60 hours of course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300, 4.0 on analytic writing portion)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 in last 60 hours of course work
Additional Entrance Requirements 3.0 on prerequisite courses (and no grades lower than a C) minimum GPA of 3.2 in last 60 hours of course work.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$9,456
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 2.27%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.27%
Asian 15.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.27%
Two or more races 11.36%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 11
Male (18)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hamstring injury; role of caloric intake on tendon health in pre-professional ballet dancers; validity of mri and ultrasound volume measurements of foot muscles and plantar fascia csa; effects of a 4-week augmented neuromuscular training with stroboscopic glasses on motor control in individuals with chronic ankle instability; effects of pain level on postural control, functional movement patterns; muscle activation and muscle strength between chronic ankle instability and control
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
231,206

Location & Contact

Address 106 Smith Fieldhouse
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. J. Ty Hopkins
Chair
Email: tyhopkins@byu.edu
Phone: -422 ext. 1573

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