Master program brochure by Sarahsinthekinchin


•    How long does it take to complete a
Graduate degree program? On average, our
Master Degree Programs can be completed by
a full time student in 2 years.
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•     How do I apply and what information is
required? Applications must be submitted                                                            Department of
online. You will be asked to submit 3 letters of                                                Health and Kinesiology
recommendation from academic sources, a                                                          Graduate Programs
personal goal statement, GRE test scores, and
official transcripts of grades from your previous
university(s). For more information about how
to apply to Purdue grad programs, go to                                                      Master of Public
•      Is there a deadline to apply? Students
                                                                                             Health and
wishing to apply for the Fall Semester (mid
August) should submit their application for
                                                                                             Master of
review by February 1. Applications received
after February 1 will still be reviewed and con-
sidered, but the best funding opportunities will
most likely go to early applicants. With rare
exception, applications for fall admission, for
full time study are not accepted after April 30.
•    What types of funding opportunities are
available? The department of HK prides itself
on its ability to offer many funding sources to
its students. Fellowships, grants and assis-        HK Graduate Programs

tantships are available to qualified applicants.
•    How much does it cost to enter a Gradu-          Lambert Fieldhouse
                                                     800 West Stadium Ave.
ate Program at Purdue? The application fee is       West Lafayette, IN 47907
$55.00. This must be paid before your appli-                                        
cation will be submitted. For current course
fees and a tuition and cost calculator go to
                                                       Phone: 765-494-3162                                  Fax: 765-496-1239
For more information about the HK Graduate
Program, visit:
                                             Public Health                                                  Pedagogy and Management
The pursuit of a graduate degree re-         The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) is the preferred          The Master’s program in Pedagogy and Man-
quires not only a strong academic back-      professional degree for graduate students seeking lead-        agement is designed to provide knowledge in
ground and deep interest in an area of       ership opportunities in both public and private health-        core issues related to effective instructional
study, but also a broad intellectual curi-   related agencies. The Purdue M.P.H. program offers             and curricular practice. For Pedagogy stu-
                                             advanced graduate training for either practicing health        dents, the program is designed to provide
osity, persistence, and a bit of courage.
                                             and medical specialists, or for exceptional post-              knowledge and skills in instructional principles
It is a big decision to go to graduate       baccalaureate students seeking a career in public health.      in professional and situational context, and/or
school, as it will significantly impact      The Purdue M.P.H. is a 45 credit hour degree program           professional preparation applications for
your career trajectory, social contacts,     which includes an applied field experience and a mas-          Health and Physical Education teachers, as
and personal growth. Determining your        ter’s thesis. In addition, the M.P.H. offers two specializa-   well as anyone interested in enhancing their
readiness for graduate school and your       tions: Community Health in the Department of Health &          knowledge of core teaching and learning prin-
fit with a particular graduate program       Kinesiology, and Health Communication offered by the           ciples. The Recreation and Sport Management
are critical tasks in coming to this deci-   Department of Communication.                                   option is offered as a thesis-based program
sion.                                                                                                       designed to prepare the student for a manage-
                                             Faculty Mentors: George Avery, David R. Black, Haslyn
                                                                                                            rial-level or research-related opportunity in a
The Department of Health and Kinesiol-       Hunte, Gerald C. Hyner, Roseann M. Lyle,
                                                                                                            recreation, sports or leisure-services organiza-
ogy has over 20 faculty and 100 gradu-       Titilayo A. Okoror, Philip J. Troped
                                                                                                            tion or continued study at the doctoral level.
ate students dedicated to enhancing                                                                         The Athletic Training option is intended for
basic and applied knowledge that fos-        Movement and Sport Science                                     Certified Athletic Trainers who want to acquire
ters human well-being. Our academic                                                                         the skills necessary for both didactic and clini-
                                             The Master’s program in Movement and Sport Science is          cal teaching in an athletic training educational
community is cohesive, creative, and         designed to prepare students for advanced graduate
committed to interdisciplinary work that                                                                    program.
                                             work in a chosen sub-specialty within Movement and
is cutting edge. We are also a welcom-       Sport Science as well as provide academic development          This program is designed as either a terminal
ing community. Please do not hesitate        opportunities for students who wish to pursue a career in      degree or as a foundation for Ph.D. work in
to make contact with those individuals       medical or allied health professions. Traditional sub-         teacher education and related areas. Options
with interests like yours. We are eager      specialty areas include:                                       may be selected for:
to know of your aspirations and to           • Exercise physiology                                          •Teacher education
                                             • Motor control and development                                •Recreation and sport management
share our own.
                                             • Sport and exercise psychology                                •Athletic training education
Faculty profiles and contact information     • Biomechanics                                                 •Sport philosophy and history
can be found on our website:                 This degree has a thesis requirement.                          Faculty Mentors: Adam E. Barry, Click on Re-         Faculty Mentors: Laura J. Claxton, Jeffrey M. Haddad,          Bonnie T. Blankenship, William A. Harper,
search, and Faculty Listing.                 Meghan McDonough, Sean Newcomer, Shirley Rietdyk,              David B. Klenosky, Larry J. Leverenz,
                                             Darlene A. Sedlock, Alan L. Smith, Howard N. Zelaznik          Thomas J. Templin,

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