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Georgia Southern University

Waters College of Health Professions

Statesboro, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University / Waters College of Health Professions is located in Statesboro, GA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Master of Science in Sports Medicine (MSSM)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 88
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT or GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
129
Accepted
98
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

264
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 19.7%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 1.52%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

84
Total faculty
Full-time - 78
Part-time - 6
Male (25)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Kinesiology, sport performance, coaching, nursing, nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
99,590

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8073
Statesboro, GA  30460
United States
Contact Dr. Barry Joyner
Dean
Email: joyner@georgiasouthern.edu
Phone: 912-478-5322
Fax: 912-478-5349