• Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation Degree

    The Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation (KSPR) degree is designed to be a Christ centered applied studies and interdisciplinary program. This degree requires a minimum of 30 credits for completion and is delivered as a hybrid/online format. Students will earn a Masters of Education in Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation.

    Post-Graduate Career Opportunities

    The KSPR degree prepares graduates for careers in areas of wellness, sport performance enhancement/strength and conditioning, health, fitness and recreation, facilities and programs, athletic administration, sport marketing, recreation, professional sport management, and coaching.

    Admission Criteria

    • All applicants for the Master of Education degree must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • The evaluation criteria include but are not limited to undergraduate GPA (2.75 or 3.0 last 60 hours), undergraduate academic record, resume, writing sample, letters of recommendation, personal interview, and GRE scores (upon request).
    • Submission of
      • a resume,
      • three letters of recommendation (HSU students applying must have at least one of the three letters of recommendation from a faculty member in their major department),
      • a written statement of professional purpose and goals, and
      • a personal (or telephone) interview with the program director are required of all prospective graduate students in KSPR.

    Degree Completion Requirements

    Students are required to complete the following 9 hours:

    Course Title of the Course
    KSPR 6391 Applied Professional Experience
    KSPR 6305 Research Methods and Statistical Analysis
    KSPR 6300 Current Trends & Professional Communication

    Students can then choose the remaining 21 hours from the courses within the areas of human performance, recreation and sport management.

    Please review the course catalog at http://www.hsutx.edu/offices/registrar/catalog/ to see a list of offerings.

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