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Georgia Southern University

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology

Statesboro, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University / Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology is located in Statesboro, GA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Health administration
Master of Science in Sports Medicine (MSSM) Sports medicine Sports medicine
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology
(Certificate) Dietetics School nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Sport management
(Certificate) Sports medicine Strength and conditioning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 75

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Most programs require the GRE, but the MS in Kinesiology - Coaching, MS in Kinesiology - Exercise Science, and Gerontology certificate programs do not.
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

159
Applied
69
Accepted
55
Enrolled
43%

Applying

50
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 Most programs require the GRE, but the MS in Kinesiology - Coaching, MS in Kinesiology - Exercise Science, and Gerontology certificate programs do not.
Master's Degree Requirements Some programs have a minimum GPA of 2.5, others 2.75, and others 3.0. Most programs also require a resume and letters of reference.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.61%
Black or African American 18.42%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 1.32%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 0
Male (22)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Concussions and postural control, overtraining in athletes, sport supplements and performance, mental training and performance, exercise and health psychology interventions, positive psychology in sports, psychological impact of youth sports, parental influence in sport, ethics in sport, psychology of injury, spirituality in sport, physical activity interventions for chronic diseases, autonomy supportive coaching, motivation in sport, obesity bias in allied health professions, health/pharmaceuti
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
99,590

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8076
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. John Dobson
Interim Chair
Email: jdobson@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-0200
Fax: 912-478-0381

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