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An MS in Sport Studies prepares students for multiple career options in sports. This track permits students to design a curriculum that combines courses from multiple departments to create an academic emphasis.

This track also allows students to choose a 30-credit thesis option or a 36-credit non-thesis option. The MS in Sport Studies consists of the following courses:

Thesis Option: 30 Credits

Core Courses: 9 Credits

HPED 602 - Sport Psychology (3 credits)
HPED 634 - Current Literature in Health, Fitness, and Sport (3 credits)
HPED 640 - Research Methods for Health, Sport, and Physical Activity (3 credits)

Required Course: 9 Credits

HPED 601 - Sport and Society (3 credits)
HPED 603 - Physiological Basis of Sport (3 credits)
HPED 795 - Thesis (3 credits)  

Elective Courses: 12 Credits

Students may select graduate level electives with advisor permission. Nine credits must be HPED graduate level courses.

Non-Thesis Track: 36 Credits

Core Courses: 9 Credits

HPED 602 - Sport Psychology (3 credits) 
HPED 634 - Current Literature in Sport (3 credits)
HPED 640 - Research Methods for Health, Sport, and Physical Activity (3 credits)

 

Required Course: 6 Credits

HPED 601 - Sport and Society (3 credits)
HPED 603 - Physiological Basis of Sport (3 credits)

Elective Courses: 21 Credits

Students may select graduate level electives with advisor permission. Twelve credits must be HPED graduate level courses.

For more information, contact Dr. Richard Hsiao; hsiao@iup.edu or 724-357-0123.

 

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