Interdisciplinary Studies Exercise and Sport Leadership Master of Science
This program to be placed on moratorium Fall 2020—no new students enrolling in this program.
The Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies Exercise and Sport Leadership Option allows the practicing professional to pursue a course of study in Health and Physical Education designed in consultation with the Department of Health and Human Performance graduate faculty.
The Department of Health and Human Performance requires the following minimum requirements in determining program admission to graduate degree programs.
- Undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4 point scale).
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or other graduate entrance examination.
- One official transcript from each college and/or university attended.
- Complete Montana State University Billings Graduate Studies application (www.msubillings.edu/grad/application_options.htm)
Student Learning and Outcome Assessment
Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Master’s degree program will develop specific proficiencies in conducting and evaluating research relevant to their unique professional specialization in order to be able to provide professionally insightful and justifiable answers, opinions, advice, and direction to individuals and groups they serve. As Master’s level students they will also demonstrate the ability to competently apply critical thinking and research skills to understand professionally relevant topics and issues. Students will further demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills with various constituencies in diverse settings. Outcome assessments are conducted in each course, during internship experiences, and at the conclusion of the research project or thesis.
|EDF 501||Research Dsgn & Interpretation||3|
|HHP 540||Sport Leadership||3|
|HHP 550||Psychological Principles||3|
|HHP 570||Sport Organizations & Gov||3|
|Select 9 credits from the following. Determined in collaboration with an advisor. This list is illustrative, not exhaustive.||9|
|Principles of Marketing|
and Exercise Physiology Lab
|Kinesiology & Biomechanics|
and Biomechanics Lab
|Motor Learning and Control|
and Motor Learning and Control Lab
|Nutrition for Sprts & Exercise|
|Total Minimum Credits||36|
Comprehensive exams, written and oral, are required.