Exercise Sciences - Ed.S.
Degree DetailsDegree: Education Specialist
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Concentration: Exercise Sciences
Department InformationCollege of Graduate Studies
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The Education Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Exercise Sciences is offered as an entirely online degree program and provides professional skill development in the growing fields of Exercise Science. The program focuses on practical outcomes in the student's chosen area of study rather than theoretical perspectives. Graduates are equipped to teach the importance and benefits of healthy lifestyles through wellness education programs.
Students seeking admission to the Curriculum and Instruction Specialist in Education program (licensure, non-licensure, and post-baccalaureate) are required to have:
- GPA: at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in a graduate-level degree program from an accredited institution
- References: contact information for three references (name and email)
Requirements for Provisional Standing:
- Provisional standing may be requested by departmental evaluation when the graduate GPA is lower than 3.0. Teacher licensure standards may require a separate minimum GPA for licensure.
- To advance from provisional to full admission, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 GPA on the first nine (9) hours of graduate study.
International candidates are required to demonstrate competency in spoken and written English by taking appropriate standardized tests. See accepted standardized tests and minimum required scores »