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University of Florida

Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology is located in Gainesville, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Human performance
Master of Science (MS) Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Applied physiology and kinesiology
Master of Science (MS) Biobehavioral science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health and human performance Exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health and human performance Applied physiology and kinesiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health and human performance Biobehavioral science
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training/sports medicine

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
41
Accepted
27
Enrolled
33%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 February 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.77%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.54%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Male (18)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular disease; basic mechanisms that underlie exercise-induced changes in the body at the organ, tissue, cellular and molecular level; development of rehabilitation techniques for regaining motor control after stroke or as a consequence of Parkinson's disease; maintaining optimal health and delaying age-related declines in physiological function; psychomotor mechanisms impacting health and performance across the life span
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,439,340

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 118205
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Michael Delp PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: mdelp@hhp.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-0584 ext. 1338