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Adapted Physical Activity, M.Sc.

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Grove City, PA, United States
The health status of persons with disabilities is a critical emerging need in the human service profession. As such, it is an employment market that is growing much more quickly than other physical activity fields. 

Overview

 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.

The Master of Science in Adapted Physical Activity program 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

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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    550

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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

  • Online Application and Application Fee
    • 750-Word Essay describing how this degree will help reach your career goals
    • Two Letters of Recommendation - one must be from an undergraduate professor (student is responsible for sending form link to evaluator)
    • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    644 USD/credit
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  • National

    322 USD/credit
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
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