Purdue University

College of Health and Human Sciences

Health and Kinesiology

Address:

West Lafayette, IN

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

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Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS program is designed as a flexible degree program that allows students to pursue in-depth study in areas corresponding to faculty expertise. Traditional areas of study include: athletic training education administration, biomechanics, exercise physiology, health education, history/philosophy of sport, motor control and development, physical education teacher education, sport and exercise psychology, and recreation and sport management. The MPH program is designed to educate future leaders in public health and is offered in collaboration with various units on the Purdue campus. The degree requires a minimum of 45 credit hours which include a professional internship and a thesis. Students complete coursework in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, health policy & administration, and behavioral health sciences. Students select from one of two concentrations: Community Health or Health Communication. The PhD program is a research-focused program that is designed to produce independent scholars capable of enhancing knowledge and effectively communicating that knowledge. Traditional areas of doctoral study include: athletic training education administration, biomechanics, exercise physiology, health education, history/philosophy of sport, motor control and development, physical education pedagogy, sport and exercise psychology, and recreation and sport management.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001825

Locale: Large Suburb

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