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

Additional Links

HESS Graduate Programs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/grad/index.php
Teaching Assistantships : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/grad/assistantships.php
Departmental Application : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/grad/admissions.php

Program Contact Information

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

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Kinesiology and Sport Management
Box 43011
Texas Tech University
TX 79409-3011
Phone Number 806-834-7968
Fax Number 806-742-1688
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/courses/ESS.php

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 letters of recommendation from professional references, with letters from academic professors preferred

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, taking the GRE if GPA in the last 60 hours is below 3.5, complete the Apply Now application at the link below. Turn in Candidate statement and recommendation letters. Minimum of 2.8 GPA on last 60 hours.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

Previous Work Instructions: If an applicant is interested in a Teaching or Research Assistantship. An additional application is required and can be found on our site or at the link above.

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
June 01September 01March 01March 01

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
June 01September 01March 01March 01

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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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.

Not Required 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.


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