M.Sc. On Campus

Adapted Physical Activity

Slippery Rock University

12 months
9288 USD/year
9288 USD/year
6192 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The health status of persons with disabilities is a critical emerging need in the human service profession. As such, Adapted Physical Activity at Slippery Rock University is an employment market that is growing much more quickly than other physical activity fields. 


Graduates of the Master of Science in Adapted Physical Activity can find rewarding careers such as specialists in school districts, advanced recreation therapy positions, fitness center positions, and community-based agencies focusing on health promotion and physical activity for persons with disabilities.

Learning outcomes

The Master of Science in Adapted Physical Activity program at Slippery Rock University is geared towards individuals who already hold undergraduate degrees in areas such as physical education, teacher education, exercise science, therapeutic recreation, special education, athletic training or other related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Disability Sport in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective
  • Advanced Study of Disability in Physical Activity
  • Lifespan Physical Activity and Disability
  • Fundraising/Grant Writing in Adapted Physical Activity
  • Health Promotions for Persons with Disabilities
  • Special Topics in Adapted Physical Activity
  • Application of Research for Practicing APA Specialists
  • Leadership Training in Adapted Physical Activity
  • lnternship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts- Undergraduate/Graduate (Official transcripts must be sent by institution via electronic transcript to or via mail- faxed copies will not be considered official)
  • 750-Word Essay* - describing how this degree will help reach the applicant's career goals (Upload to link or submit to
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - one must be from an undergraduate professor (student is responsible for sending form link to evaluator**)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4644 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4644 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3096 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Grove City

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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