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Master of Education in Kinesiology: Health Promotion
( Georgia College & State University )

Institutional and Program Accreditation

General Information

Full Description

The M.Ed. in Kinesiology: Health Promotion is appropriate for students from a variety of majors including, but not limited to exercise science, athletic training, community health, health promotion, physical education, or nursing. The health promotion program is designed to assist students who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills as a health educator working in the areas of primary and secondary prevention of chronic and acute diseases and disorders and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Coursework includes a Kinesiology core (9 hours) and health promotion specialization courses (27 hours.) Part-time enrollment is accommodated.

Delivery Format

The program is delivered primarily through Internet  

Campus Attendance Requirements

No campus visits.  All coursework and assignments conducted online.

Application Information

Term Application Deadline
Fall Jul  15  2013
Spring Nov  15  2013
Summer Apr  01  2014

Financial Aid: For information about cost and financial aid deadlines, please see the Cost & Financial Aid information for the program.

Technical Requirements

  • Computer with current operating system (Windows or Mac). Additional peripherals; Headphones, printer may be required.
  • High Speed Internet Access

Master of Education in Kinesiology: Health Promotion
( Georgia College & State University )

Program Cost Information **

** Actual tuition costs may vary, based on the program, student level and student major. Please be sure to contact the college or university for your specific tuition and fee amounts.

Other cost considerations:
    Electronic rate stated above is for 36 credit hours taken in 3 semester. If less than 12 credit hours are taken per semester, the total fee cost may be higher

Financial Aid

Website: http://www.gcsu.edu/financialaid/index.htm
Email: financialaid@gcsu.edu
Telephone: 478-445-5149

Master of Education in Kinesiology: Health Promotion
( Georgia College & State University )

Credit Hours

Total Hours Required to Earn Degree/Certificate: 36 (semester hours)
Maximum Hours Transferable into Program: 9

Credit Transfer Policy

Up to 9 semester hours of graduate coursework with grades of B or better may be accepted from other institutions at the discretion of the School of Health and Human Performance Graduate Coordinator and the advisor. All Health Promotion courses are delivered on line with synchronous/asynchronous meetings. Please see C.A.T.S. for delivery methods and semester offerings.

Master of Education in Kinesiology: Health Promotion
( Georgia College & State University )

Admissions

The following are elements used to determine eligibility for regular admission:

- Minimum GRE score of 300 (verbal plus quantitative with a minimum score of 146.)

- Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75

- Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course

- Submit a letter of application indicating why you have chosen a career in health promotion, your teaching/professional philosophy, and how the program of study meets your career goals

- Names and contact information for 2 professional references

-Provide a current resume; copies of any relevant, current training certificates, or certification cards

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Admissions Contact

Website: http://www.gcsu.edu/graduate/APPLY.HTM
Email: grad-admit@gcsu.edu
Telephone: 478-445-6289

Application Deadlines

Fall Jul  15  2013
Spring Nov  15  2013
Summer Apr  01  2014

Pre-Enrollment Advising

Name:  Dr. Lisa Griffin
Email:  lisa.griffin@gcsu.edu
Telephone:  478-445-4072

Master of Education in Kinesiology: Health Promotion
( Georgia College & State University )

Projected Course Offerings

Kinesiology Core (9 semester hours)
KINS 6803 Research Methods - Kinesiology
KINS 6813 Research Methods/Kines II
KINS 6823 Admin- Health & Human Services

Health Promotion Content (12 semester hours)
KINS 6503 Health Program Planning
KINS 6513 Community Hlth Assess/Interven
KINS 6523 Health Comm & Social Marketing
KINS 6533 Epidemiology

Content Electives (15 semester hours)
Select from:
KINS 6623 Advanced Sport & Exercise
KINS 6553 Coordinated School Health Prog
KINS 6563 ATOD Education and Prevention
KINS 6833 Special Topics in Kinesiology
KINS 6543 Human Sexuality
KINS 6653 Sport Nutrition
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 36

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