Admission Requirements

To be accepted into this graduate program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Acceptance by the University's Office of Graduate Admissions.
  • Receipt of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally listed institution, as verified by an official transcript.
  • Completion of undergraduate courses in anatomy, kinesiology, or biomechanics, and Introduction to Psychology*.
  • Sufficient undergraduate preparation or life experience, as determined by the Graduate Program Coordinator and Associate Dean.
  • Satisfaction of additional entrance requirements or minimal test scores on national examinations, if specified for particular degree programs.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation.
  • A short essay describing personal career goals and how a graduate degree from Barry will help fulfill these goals.
  • A personal interview arranged with the program coordinator and/or department chair if requested by the program coordinator prior to admission or obtaining "degree seeking" status.

NOTE: The Dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences reserves the right to establish a minimum undergraduate GPA.

* Prerequisite courses listed are not as condition of acceptance, but must be completed before enrolling in classes required for graduation.