Master of Arts in Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences - Intercollegiate Sport and Campus Recreation Administration (Sport Management) Program By University of the Pacific |Top Universities

Master of Arts in Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences - Intercollegiate Sport and Campus Recreation Administration (Sport Management)

Master of Arts in Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences - Intercollegiate Sport and Campus Recreation Administration (Sport Management)

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
The graduate program in Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences provides for scholarly study in the areas of Health & Exercise Science, Coaching Science, Sport Pedagogy (PE Single Subject Credential) and Intercollegiate Sport & Campus Recreation Administration (Sport Management). Each concentration contains a blend of core and elective courses, enabling graduate students to design their program of study to meet their personal research and educational goals. These elective courses may be selected from other departments, including but not limited to Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Education and Psychology. Each graduate student is provided with the choice between comprehensive exams or a thesis project as their capstone experience. All graduate students are encouraged to include experiential learning, collaborative research, internships and overseas experiences in their program of study. Communication Skills 1. Prepare and deliver presentations effectively. 2. Write clearly, critically and persuasively. Leadership and Collaboration 1. Work and collaborate in groups toward a common goal. Critical and Creative Thinking 1. Read, select and interpret important information from sport sciences literature. 2. Design and conduct research studies using appropriate methodologies. Ethical Reasoning Identify and apply ethical standards to the design and execution of research studies. This program focuses on Intercollegiate Sport and Campus Recreation Administration (Sport Management). Candidates have the choice of completing the Thesis Route or the Comprehensive Exam Route: Thesis Route Students must complete a minimum of 32 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 3.0 in order to earn the Master of Arts degree in health, exercise and sport sciences. Twenty (20) of these units must be completed in health, exercise and sport sciences courses. Twelve (12) units may be completed in other departments. Courses must be graded B- (2.7) or higher to be counted toward the degree program. Comprehensive Exam Route Students must complete a minimum of 32 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 3.0 in order to earn the Master of Arts degree in health, exercise and sport sciences. Twenty (20) of these units must be completed in health, exercise and sport sciences courses. Twelve (12) units may be completed in other departments. Candidates must successfully pass a written comprehensive exam in all classes that contribute towards graduation.

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