Kinesiology MS Degree
The University of Texas at Tyler
Dept of Health and Kinesiology
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Dr. Scott Spier
College: Nursing and Health Sciences
Test Score Required: Satisfactory GRE scores. Successful applicants typically have scored at the 30th percentile or higher on each of the sections of the General Test of the Graduate Record Exam—Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing (GRE scores not required if an applicant has an earned graduate degree from an accredited academic institution). International applicants must have a minimum 79 TOEFL or IELTS score of 6.5 and 6 or greater in all subsections.
GPA: Have demonstrated academic achievement and potential as indicated by a grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4-point scale for all upper-division undergraduate hours, acceptable GRE scores, or a combination of upper division grade point average and GRE score.
*Leveling courses may be required for applicants lacking adequate academic preparation.
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No
Admissions Essay: Yes - letter of intent and statement of goals.
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Career Outlook: A master’s degree in kinesiology from The University of Texas at Tyler opens a wide range of career and graduate study options. Your master’s degree can be a springboard into advanced health-related degrees in exercise physiology, physical therapy, rehabilitation or occupational therapy. Or, enter a career in personal training, physical education or coaching. With America’s ever-growing interest in health and fitness, your professional opportunities will expand and diversify.
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