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Texas Woman's University

Department of Kinesiology

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Kinesiology is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Coaching
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Adapted physical activity
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Sport management
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology Biomechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Biomechanics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Adapted physical activity
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Sport management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (biomechanics emphasis only)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (biomechanics emphasis only)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
51
Accepted
37
Enrolled
81%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (biomechanics emphasis only)
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of reference, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (biomechanics emphasis only)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, 3 letters of reference, curriculum vitae, letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.04%
Black or African American 16.81%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.77%
Unknown 1.77%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 2
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise and Type 2 diabetes risk, bone mineral density and exercise in special populations, obesity in children, factors influencing sport consumer behavior and loyalty, roles and responsibilities of Para educators in adapted physical education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425647
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. George King
Chair
Phone: 940-898-2575
Fax: 940-898-2581

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