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Wayne State University

Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sports Studies

Detroit, MI

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Wayne State University

Overview

Wayne State University / Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sports Studies is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Sports administration
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Athletic training
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Physical education and physical activity leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology Exercise and sport science
Master of Education (M Ed) Health education
Master of Education (M Ed) Kinesiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

182
Applied
97
Accepted
56
Enrolled
53%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; undergraduate degree directly relating to the field of specialization being applied for or one accompanied by extensive educational background in closely-related field; teaching certificates in specific areas (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; undergraduate degree directly relating to the field of specialization being applied for or one accompanied by extensive educational background in closely-related field
Additional Entrance Requirements Teaching certificate, undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 2.5, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

174
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.72%
Black or African American 33.91%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.6%
Unknown 1.72%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exercise and sport science, nutrition and physical activity interventions, school and community health, obesity prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Nate McCaughtry
Assistant Dean, Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies/Director, Center for School Health
Email: aj4391@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-0014
Fax: 313-577-5002