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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kinesiology and Sport Sciences Department

Kearney, NE

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University of Nebraska at Kearney

Overview

University of Nebraska at Kearney / Kinesiology and Sport Sciences Department is located in Kearney, NE, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) Physical education exercise science
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) General physical education Sports administration
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) General physical education Recreation and leisure
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) Physical education master teacher Special populations
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) Physical education master teacher Pedagogy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25

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 (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
20
Accepted
14
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American 4.65%
White or Caucasian 93%
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

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ergonomic aids, nutrition, motor development, sports pedagogy, applied behavior analysis, physical activity and wellness, athletic training, therapeutic Interventions, exercise physiology, endocrinology and metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 905 West 25th Street
Kearney, NE  68849-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Nita Unruh
Chair
Email: unruhnc@unk.edu
Phone: 308-865-8335