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M.S. in Sport Science: Sport Studies Curriculum

Students in the Sport Studies track can choose a 30-credit thesis option or a 36-credit non-thesis option.

Thesis Option: 30 Credits

Core Courses: 12 Credits

  • HPED 601 Sport and Society - 3 cr.
  • HPED 603 Physiological Basis of Sport - 3 cr.
  • HPED 634 Current Literature in Health, Fitness, and Sport - 3 cr.
  • HPED 640 Research Methods for Health, Sport, and Physical Activity - 3 cr.

Required Course: 3 Credits

  • HPED 795 Thesis - 3 cr.

Elective Courses: 15 Credits

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

Non-Thesis Track: 36 Credits

Core Courses: 12 Credits

  • HPED 601 Sport and Society - 3 cr.
  • HPED 603 Physiological Basis of Sport - 3 cr.
  • HPED 634 Current Literature in Sport - 3 cr.
  • HPED 640 Research Methods for Health, Sport, and Physical Activity - 3 cr.

Elective Courses: 24 Credits

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

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Kostelnik: bkostel@iup.edu or 724-357-7645.

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