Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Admission Requirements

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*located on the Statesboro campus

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. A degree in Exercise Science is preferred, but is not required.*
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • Graduate Record Examination scores less than five years old.
  • A concise, 1-2 page, well-written personal statement that describes your professional goals.
  • A full vitae or resume that includes the following: a) Work history, b) Professional experiences, c) Membership and participation in professional organizations, d) Other experiences related to the academic program, and e) Contact information for a minimum of three references.
  • Complete a College of Graduate Studies Online Application

Note: The admission process is competitive and applicants that meet the requirements described above are not guaranteed admission.

*Prerequisite course work may be required of candidates that have not completed any exercise science courses. Contact Dr. Greg Ryan (, coordinator for the Master of Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Science concentration program, for more information.

Admission Deadlines

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Last updated: 2/3/2020

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