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Master of Science in Health and Human Performance: Physical Activity and Health

 

Admission:

You must submit the following materials to be considered for admission into the Health Promotion graduate program in HHP:

 

  • Cover letter - include a statement indicating interest in physical activity and public health
  • Three (3) professional letter of recommendation (at least two from university faculty)
  • Resume/CV
  • GRE score (>25th percentile)
  • GPA > 3.0

 

The above criteria qualify an applicant for CONSIDERATION as a candidate, but do not guarantee admission. Other factors, including faculty advisee load, applicant letter of interest, and more will also be considered for admission.

 

Curriculum:

36 total credit hours are required
Core Courses (31 hours minimum)
  • HHP 5550 - Introduction to Epidemiologic Methods (3hrs)
  • MATH 5150 - Introduction to Biostatistics (3hrs)
  • HHP 5490 - Physical Activity and Public Health (3hrs)
  • HHP 5495 - Physical Activity and Public Health Graduate Seminar (1hr)
  • HHP 5492 - Health Promotion Program Planning and Evaluation (3hrs)
  • HHP 5491 - Sedentary Behavior (3hrs)
  • HHP 5200 - Health Behavior Change (3hrs)
  • HHP 5370 - Community Nutrition (3hrs)
  • HHP 5781r - Practicum in Physical Activity and Public Health (6hrs)
  • HHP 5998r - Research (3hrs) or
  • HHP 5999r - Thesis (6hrs)

**Electives: up to 6 additional hours approved by Advisor and Committee

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