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Master of Science in Exercise Science

Program Requirements

Regular Admission:
Minimum combined score of 283 on the GRE 

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Minimum formula score of 725 (GPA x GRE)

Conditional Admission:
Minimum combined score of 283 on the GRE 

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.4 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Minimum formula score of 685 (GPA x GRE)


Applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in exercise science from ULM may be allowed to waive the GRE requirement if their cumulative undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or better. All other applicants to the Clinical Exercise Physiology and the Applied Exercise Science concentrations will be required to submit GRE scores no matter their undergraduate GPA. Applicants pursuing the Sport Managment Concentration are not required to take the GRE.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer an online degree?
A concentration in Sport Management is offered online. 

Will I have to take prerequisites?

Clinical Exercise Physiology & Applied Exercise Science Concentrations

Undergraduate deficiency requirements for the Clinical Exercise Physiology and Applied Exercise Science concentrations include up to 9 undergraduate semester hours.  These hours include 3 credit hours from each of the following content areas: exercise physiology (KINS 3012), exercise program design (KINS 4002), and anatomical/biomechanical kinesiology (KINS 4032), or advisor-approved equivalents. In addition, the student may not enroll in more than 15 graduate hours until all undergraduate prerequisites are met. Grades made in undergraduate courses are averaged into overall graduate GPA.

Sport Managment Concentration

Undergraduate deficiency requirements for the Sport Management concentration include up to 15 credit hours from each of the following content areas: facilities managment (KINS 3008), sport psychology (KINS 3010), sport marketing (KINS 3042), sport finance (KINS 4022), sport law (KINS 4020) and/or sport leadership (KINS 3040), or advisor-approved equivalents. The student may not enroll in more than 15 graduate hours until all undergraduate prerequisites and deficiences are met. Grades made in undergraduate courses are averaged into overall graduate GPA.

Are graduate assistantships available?
Graduate assistantships in exercise science are highly competitive. Contact the program coordinator for information about applying for these assistantships.

Next steps...

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Exercise Science, M.S.


Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. William Hey
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Brown Hall 115

318-342-1324
hey@ulm.edu


ULM Graduate School
Sandel Hall Room 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

Monday-Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036

gradadmissions@ulm.edu

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