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The University of Tennessee

Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies

Knoxville, TN


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The University of Tennessee / Department of Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Exercise science Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Exercise science Biomechanics/sports medicine
Master of Science (MS) Sport management
Master of Science (MS) Sport studies
Master of Science (MS) Recreation and leisure studies
Master of Science (MS) Therapeutic recreation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise science Exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise science Biomechanics/sports medicine
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sport studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional



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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported


Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Edward Howley
Phone: 865-974-1000