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School of Education

Accelerated Program Options

3 year Undergraduate Degree

The 3 year undergraduate program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in three years through the Accelerated Exercise Science Program.  Students will take a variety of interesting courses such as exercise physiology, human physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, etc. within the framework of a strong liberal arts curriculum.

Direct Admit 3 + 1.5 Undergraduate and Graduate Program Options

3 + 1.5 Undergraduate and Graduate Degree

The 3 + 1 Program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in three years through the Accelerated Exercise Science Program and a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Exercise Physiology or Exercise and Sport Psychology.  Students with a high school GPA 3.25, 25 ACT, 1150 SAT are welcome to apply for this program in their senior year of high school.  Students accepted into this program will be guaranteed admittance into both the exercise science undergraduate degree, and the Master of Science in Kinesiology graduate program (as long as they maintain a 2.75 GPA during their 3 year undergraduate degree).  During the first three years of the undergraduate degree, students will take a variety of interesting courses such as exercise physiology, human physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, etc. within the framework of a strong liberal arts curriculum.  In their graduate year, students will complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in either Exercise Physiology or Exercise and Sport Psychology.  Students are able to choose which specialization in the final year of their undergraduate degree.  Students in this program will be required to complete an admissions application for graduate school in their final year of their undergraduate; however, their admissions fee will be waived and their acceptance guaranteed as long as they maintain a 2.75 GPA and uphold the standards of the University.

3 + 1 Undergraduate and Graduate Degree

The 3 +1 Program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in three years through the Accelerated Exercise Science Program and a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Exercise Physiology in just one additional year of graduate work. In your first three years, you will take a variety of interesting courses such as exercise physiology, human physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, etc within the framework of a strong liberal arts curriculum.  In your graduate year, you will complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Exercise Physiology. The required graduate courses can be found here.  Admission to the graduate program in Exercise Physiology is not automatic. The undergraduate student must meet the admission requirements for graduate school, which include a 2.75 grade point average (on a 4-point scale).

3+1 Accelerated Program Sample Curriculum pdf

4 + 1 Undergraduate and Graduate Degree

The 4+1 Program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in four years and a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Exercise Physiology in just one additional year of graduate work. In your first four years, you will take a variety of interesting courses such as exercise physiology, human physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, etc within the framework of a strong liberal arts curriculum.  In your graduate year, you will complete the requirements for the Master of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Exercise Physiology. The required graduate courses can be found here.  Admission to the graduate program in Exercise Physiology is not automatic. The undergraduate student must meet the admission requirements for graduate school, which include a 2.75 grade point average (on a 4-point scale).   

4+1 Accelerated Program Sample Curriculum pdf

exercise science
Faculty
Maria Fernandez-del-Valle, Ph.D.,
2012 Universidad Europea de Madrid
Brianne Guilford, Ph.D.,
2013, University of Kansas Medical Center 

Erik Kirk (Chair), Ph.D.,
2004, University of Kansas
 
Lindsay Ross-Stewart, Ph.D., 2009, University of North Dakota

Bryan Smith, Ph.D.,
2004, University of Missouri

Benjamin Webb, Ph.D., 2014, The Pennsylvania State University

Joshua Wooten Ph.D,
2008, Texas Women's University
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