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Mississippi State University

Department of Kinesiology

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Kinesiology is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Sport administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sport studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise science
Master of Science (MS) Sport pedagogy
Master of Science (MS) Disability studies
Master of Science (MS) Exercise physiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
39
Accepted
31
Enrolled
59%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 on undergraduate work from four-year accredited institution, 3.0 graduate
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.4 on previous graduate degree(s) earned from accredited institutions
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2, master's degree from accredited instititution

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 2.78%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Static balance and stepping performance of older adults, organizational justice, public health, strength training and recovery drinks, high risk drinking perceptions and behaviors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 6186
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Stanley P. Brown
Professor and Head
Email: spb107@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-7229
Fax: 662-325-4525

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