Not only do candidates indulge in thought-provoking courses such as Bioethical Issues in Health Education, Advanced Sport and Exercise Psychology, and The Nation’s Health, but they also are pushed to network with experts in the field outside the classroom. MTSU students participate in professional activities with both state and national organizations which allow opportunities for beneficial professional development and interaction aiding in post-graduate career opportunities. Students enter the department from a variety of backgrounds for a comprehensive curriculum. Candidates may choose the thesis option or complete a six-credit internship as part of the non-thesis option.A master’s degree in Health and Human Performance helps graduates advance in career opportunities at elementary and high schools, health care facilities, businesses and industries, and colleges and universities. Alumni also work in health-related professions with government agencies at federal, state, county, and local levels.
- Theory of Health Education and Behavior 3 credit hours
- The Nation's Health 3 credit hours
- Methods in Epidemiology 3 credit hours
- Program Planning for Health Promotion 3 credit hours
- Special Problems 1 to 3 credit hours
- Technology Applications 1 credit hours
- Technology Applications Lab 2 credit hours
- Bioethical Issues in Health Education 3 credit hours
- Fitness Education for the Adult 3 credit hours
- 24 months
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- an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college. The candidate must have earned undergraduate prerequisites of at least 18 semester hours in health and human performance professional courses or have a baccalaureate degree in an area determined by the admissions committee to be related to the competencies required in the field of health;
- an acceptable grade point average (GPA) in all college work taken;
- completion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with acceptable scores. Successful applicants to the M.S. in Health and Human Performance typically have scores on the GRE Verbal and Quantitative measures which exceed 146 and 140 respectively (current scale) or 400 (former scale)
International1382 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1382 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National548 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 548 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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