9
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Howard University / Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Health education
Master of Science (MS) Sports studies Sports management
Master of Science (MS) Sports studies Sociology of sports
Master of Science (MS) Urban recreation Leisure studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
9
Accepted
3
Enrolled
64%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BS in human performance or related field
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
88%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 100%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health promotion, cardiovascular hypertension, physical activity, sport and human rights issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Doris R. Corbett
Phone: 202-806-6100