PhD in Physical Education: Teaching and Administration - GRE, undergraduate transcripts, statement of purpose connected to the intended outcomes of the program; three letters of recommendation that can speak to academic ability and potential or prior experience in the field. K-12 teaching experience desirable.
December 1 - Application deadline for early consideration; program accepts students for fall entry only
January 1 - Application deadline for general consideration; program accepts students for fall entry only
Students who are a good match with the program include those with an academic background in psychology or a related field (e.g., counseling, counseling psychology, social work), an undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher, above average percentile score on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE, those with clinical experience, strong letters of recommendations, and well-written personal essays.
The program seeks students with a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and GRE scores above the 50th percentile for verbal and quantitative reasoning, and a four or higher on the analytically writing component. In addition, the program seeks students who have a strong academic background in sport and exercise psychology and research, strong letters of recommendation, and a well-written personal statement.
Dr. Vincent J Paolone, EdD, FACSM, firstname.lastname@example.org Graduate Program Director, Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies Exercise Physiology Program Director Phone: (413) 748-3600
Rolling Admissions *Please note that review of applications for fellowship positions begins Feb. 15, and all students need to be accepted before they can be considered for a fellowship position
Deadlines and Requirements:
A 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred, with GRE scores of 150 in both the quantitative and verbal reasoning sections; 4.0 in writing. Please note that these figures are all preferred scores and not used as cut-offs. Several other aspects of the application are considered, with particular emphasis on grades in science classes and personal factors, including the on-campus interview.