Sport Science and Physical Education
The mission of the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education at Idaho State University is to provide candidates with the intellectual and physical skills necessary to maximize their potential. The study of the physical education discipline is an important part of the curriculum at Idaho State University; it strives to fulfill the University mission as well as the College of Education’s mission in the enhancement of learning, lifelong development, and educational leadership. The study of physical education encourages candidates to respect human dignity, to be critical thinkers, and to be effective communicators. It provides an opportunity for the individual to make decisions regarding lifestyle and health choices enhancing self-direction and self-esteem. Physical education develops both the mental and physical discipline to provide opportunities for mental, social, emotional, spiritual, and personal development while interacting in a university environment.
The Idaho State University Department of Sport Science and Physical Education is committed to providing an academic program in which men and women can discover, experience, and reflect upon the study of movement. Curricula are designed to challenge candidates in the theory and to provide opportunity for practical experiences. Candidates are expected to become both advocates for and contributors to the discipline on personal and professional levels. Faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching, concerns for the needs of candidates, service to the community, and expertise in their discipline
Idaho State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
International Student Requirements:
International students (whose native language is not English) must achieve satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
(1) TOEFL Exam: Total score of 80 with a score of at least 20 on each section
(2) IELTS Exam: 6.5 or higher on the overall band
(3) Level 112 from ELS Language Centers also meets the English language proficiency requirements. Students must contact the Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org before applying for ELS conditional admission in order to verify that the program of interest offers conditional admission.
For questions regarding visas, proof of financial support forms, or I-20 forms, please contact the International Programs Office (IPO) at email@example.com or (208) 282-4320.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 33-48
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999