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East Carolina University

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Greenville, NC

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East Carolina University

Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is located in Greenville, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Recreation services and interventions Generalist
(Certificate) Biofeedback
(Certificate) Aquatic therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
14
Accepted
8
Enrolled
93%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 8.57%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Therapeutic recreation, stress and coping behavior, medicine carrying capacity, choice behavior, tourism preferences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew Mahar
Interim Chair
Email: maharm@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-0008