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Wayne State University

Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sports Studies

Detroit , MI

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Wayne State University

Overview

Wayne State University / Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sports Studies is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Athletic training
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Exercise and sport science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Physical education and physical activity leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Sports administration
Master of Education (M Ed) Health education
Master of Education (M Ed) Kinesiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
98
Accepted
69
Enrolled
60%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; undergraduate degree directly relating to the field of specialization being applied for or one accompanied by extensive educational background in closely-related field; teaching certificates in specific areas (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; undergraduate degree directly relating to the field of specialization being applied for or one accompanied by extensive educational background in closely-related field
Additional Entrance Requirements Teaching certificate, undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 2.5, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

186
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.3%
Black or African American 28.49%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.3%
Unknown 1.08%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise and sport science, nutrition and physical activity interventions, school and community health, obesity prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2177 Faculty Administration Bldg.
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Nate McCaughtry
Assistant Dean, Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies/Director, Center for School Health
Email: aj4391@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-0014
Fax: 313-577-5002

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