Degree Requirements
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework approved by the faculty advisor. Of these 12 credit hours, a minimum of nine credit hours must be at or above the 7000 level; six credit hours must be selected from the graduate course offerings in Kinesiology of which PERS 7000 Research in Kinesiology and Recreation Studies is compulsory; and

Enter the program with, or complete as part of the approved program of study, a minimum of six credit hours in research methods and/or statistics. The required course, PERS 7000 Research in Kinesiology and Recreation Studies, may be considered for credit towards this requirement.

In addition to the coursework requirements, students must complete a thesis, and attend a minimum of eight seminars sponsored by the Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute within the first two years of their graduate program.

NOTE: Seminar attendance is a supplementary regulation.


Master of Arts (M.A.) in Recreation Studies

Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework approved by the faculty advisor. Of these 12 credit hours, nine credit hours must be taken from the 7000 level course offerings in Recreation Studies with REC 7010 Leisure and Recreation: Concepts and Theory (3) and PERS 7000 Research in Kinesiology and Recreation Studies (3) being compulsory; and,

Enter the program with, or complete as part of the approved program of study, a minimum of six credit hours in research methods and/or statistics. The required course, PERS 7000 Research in Kinesiology and Recreation Studies, may be considered for credit towards this requirement.

In addition to coursework requirements, students must complete a thesis, and attend a minimum of eight seminars sponsored by the Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute within the first two years of the graduate program.

NOTE: Seminar attendance is a supplementary regulation.