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Coaching, Sport, Recreation and Fitness Admin M.Ed. Admission

Admission Criteria

All applicants for the Master of Education degree must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. All potential graduate students are evaluated on an individual basis. All potential graduate students must submit all related materials requested in the evaluation criteria. The evaluation criteria include the following:

Additional Program Application Requirements


A GPA of 2.5 or better, including all grades on repeated courses in any academic concentration

Background Preparation Admission Formula*

While interdisciplinary in nature, and accepting candidates with a variety of undergraduate academic degrees, the Master of Education program in Coaching, Sport, Recreation, and Fitness Administration is highly applied. Thus, entering graduate students need strong foundations in several competency areas. Students lacking all or part of these recommended prerequisite competencies may still enroll in the program under provisional admission status. Students will then master these competencies, within the program curriculum by completing appropriate course work in all deficient content areas. Admission requires adequate preparation in a minimum of 60% of the areas listed below. These prerequisites may be met in a number of ways such as: through academic coursework, listed experiences on a resume, and/or statements in letters of recommendation. They include:

*NOTE: The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission to the Coaching, Sport, Recreation, and Fitness Administration master’s degree

Application Deadlines

The dates listed below are recommended deadlines to guarantee admission for the given semester.

These deadlines are for application only. Financial Aid and Scholarships may have their own deadlines.