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Texas Woman's University

School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Health studies Dental hygiene
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 63
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 11

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 GRE scores (for Kinesiology students in Biomechanics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Thesis, non-thesis options, or work-site health (for dental hygiene)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for some)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam
Other Advanced Degrees Successful completion of courses

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

102
Applied
54
Accepted
33
Enrolled
53%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE scores (for Kinesiology students in Biomechanics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credit hours of bachelor's degree, resume/curriculum vitae, 2 letters of recommendation, personal statement letter
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for some)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 on all master's course work, 2 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, essay, writing sample, master's degree
Additional Entrance Requirements Resume and 2 letter of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required 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 March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

206
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.05%
Black or African American 23.79%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.4%
Unknown 1.94%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 4
Male (10)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teen pregnancy prevention, eating disorder and obesity prevention, body image issues, adolescent and women's health, chronic disease prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425499
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. George King
Chair
Email: healthstudiesinfo@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2860
Fax: 940-898-2859

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