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Degree : Master of Science

Major : Exercise and Sport Sciences


Program Description

Students graduating from our graduate program have gone on to careers in a variety of professional fields including: teaching and coaching human sciences, allied health engineering and ergonomics, physical medicine, sports industry (e.g. Nike), biomechanics technology (e.g. Peak Performance, Vicon), the aerospace industry, cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing and rehabilitation, sport physiology, and applying the social-psychological aspects of sport.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

HESS Graduate Programs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hess/grad/admissions.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Donna Torres
E-mail: donna.torres@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-7968

Department Contact Information

Department AddressHESS
Box 43011
Texas Tech University
Lubbock
TX 79409-3011
Phone Number 806-834-7968
Fax Number 806-742-1688
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hess/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AS_HESS.php#Grad



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Three recommendation letters required from academic professors.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: Yes

Writing Sample Instructions: The candidate statement is an essay in which you describe your interest in seeking a graduate degree in Exercise Science or Sport Management. The statement must include reasons for applying to the HESS graduate program and to Texas Tech, academic goals, career goals, research interests, etc. You should use the statement to convey a fuller picture beyond the scope of a review of past academic records and test scores.

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: After completing Graduate School application, and taking the GRE fill out Departmental application. Turn in Candidate statement and recommendation letters. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
August 01December 01May 01May 01

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
August 01December 01May 01May 01

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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