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Kinesiology - Adapted Physical Activity, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Denton, TX, United States
When you are part of this program at TWU, you will learn from faculty members who have helped mold the field now known as adapted physical education. TWU has a long history of preparing educators to impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through physical activity and involvement in physical education.


Adapted Physical Education (APE), designed for a student with an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology or related field, who has a teaching certificate in physical education. special education or a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Internship in Sport Management
  • Professional Affiliation
  • Theory of Coaching
  • Sport Injury Prevention and First Aid
  • Organization and Administration for Effective Team Management
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Conditioning and Nutrition

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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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).

General Requirements

  • Hold an earned bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional or general accrediting agency, or an equivalent degree from a foreign college or university
  • Satisfy any additional requirements of an individual academic component for admission to a specific graduate program offered by that department
  • The $50 fee ($75 for international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    684 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 684 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Graduate Resident        $269.50
  • Graduate Non-Resident        $684.50

Living costs for Denton

  • 1036 - 1920 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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