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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
January 10

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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the MS in Kinesiology (Exercise Psychology).

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the MS in Kinesiology (Exercise Psychology)

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related field as well as a background in behavioral and biological sciences, including biopsychology, chemistry, biology, and physiology.

Admission to the program is competitive and considers a number of factors. Students with strong backgrounds in biopsychology and exercise science who have interests compatible with our ongoing research are given preference.

At a minimum, you must have:

  • A GRE score in at least the 50th percentile
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0

    International students must have at least an 80 total score on the Internet Based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, and at least a 20 in the speaking and writing sections

    If you are not admitted, you may be eligible for the non-thesis program in clinical exercise physiology.

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