75
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Health and Human Performance is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Exercise science
Master of Science (MS) Human nutrition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology
Master of Education (M Ed) Physical education
Master of Science (MS) Human space exploration sciences

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum 35th percentile on each section)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum 35th percentile on each section)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, candidacy paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
43
Accepted
22
Enrolled
49%

Applying

45
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 April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum 35th percentile on each section)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum 35th percentile on each section)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 12%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.33%
Unknown 1.33%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (4)
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomechanics, exercise physiology, obesity, nutrition, space exploration science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Charles Layne
Chairperson
Email: clayne2@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-9868
Fax: 713-743-9860