18
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / School of Kinesiology is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 3

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
25
Accepted
18
Enrolled
74%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise physiology, health behaviors, resource management, activity interaction, site development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5142
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Piland
Director
Email: scott.piland@usm.edu
Phone: 601-266-5386
Fax: 601-266-4445