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Sport and Exercise Science - Sport Pedagogy, M.Sc.

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Greeley, CO, United States
You can put yourself at the forefront of an emerging trend by earning a master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science with Sport Pedagogy emphasis. This innovative degree program prepares you to lead efforts to integrate physical activity with broader learning outcomes throughout your school or district. 

Overview

One of the first universities to offer a master’s degree focused on physical activity leadership, UNC is a national leader in this fast-growing discipline. You’ll work with exceptional faculty who’ve conducted groundbreaking research in the field, while developing highly marketable skills for an expanding segment of the educational job market. With this specialized sport and exercise science master’s degree, you can give your career an immediate boost and improve your potential for long-term advancement.

UNC’s Master of Science in Exercise Science (Sport Pedagogy emphasis) meets the standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE). You’ll master advanced techniques in pedagogy, assessment and programming that equip you to promote physical fitness in multiple learning contexts (including the classroom). The program totals 33 credits and can be completed with either a professional research project or thesis based on original research.

Programme Structure

  • Assessment in Sport Pedagogy
  • Instructional Strategies for K-12 Physical Education
  • Perspectives in Sport Pedagogy
  • Introduction to Research in Sport and Exercise Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    140

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or University or a comparable degree from a foreign
  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale on the most recent 60 credit hours completed.
  • If applicable, take a standardized test: GRE, GMAT or MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT

Minimum GRE Score:

  • 140 Quantitative
  • 146 Verbal Reasoning
  • Combined score of at least 297
  • Analytic Writing 3.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1150 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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