12 months
16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The concentration in Disability Studies from Mississippi State University develops knowledgeable professionals who can address the physical activity and rehabilitation needs of persons experiencing disabilities. In addition, the program prepares students seeking advanced graduate study leading to a doctoral degree.

Visit the official programme website for more information


About this Degree

The Disability Studies program at Mississippi State University accommodates students with diverse interests within Kinesiology.

For information about graduate studiy in the Department of Kinesiology, contact the Graduate coordinator Dr. Adam Knight. 

Students desiring to pursue a master's degree in Disability Studies may also wish to contact relevant members of the graduate faculty individually to discuss their research interests: Dr. Stamatis Agiovlasitis, Dr. Stanley Brown, Dr. Harish Chander, Dr. Chih-Chia Chen, Dr. Adam Knight, Dr. John Lamberth, and Dr. Zhujun Pan.

Programme Structure


  • Disability, Physical Activity and Health

  • Exercise Management for Persons with Disabilities

  • Motor Behavior in Special Populations

  • Postural and Locomotor Rehabilitation

  • Research in Kinesiology

  • Medical Aspects of Disability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed MSU Graduate School application form
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended since high school
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores
  • Three professional letters of recommendation. While these letters can come from different sources, it is imperative that at least two of these letters are written by individuals that can specifically comment about the applicant's academic ability, such as former professors or instructors. These letters should speak directly about the ability of the applicant to be successful in the graduate program that the applicant is applying for.
  • A written statement of purpose, which should highlight the applicant’s qualifications, abilities, and academic/professional background; the statement should reflect a strong sense of career direction relevant to the program the applicant is seeking to enter.
  • A resume/curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 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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