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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, School, and Public Health Department

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College of Education and Professional Studies
Purser Hall, room 101

Fax: 509-963-1848
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Faculty and Staff

Kenneth Briggs, EdD

Director of Graduate Studies

Kirk Mathias, EdD

Kenneth Briggs, EdD, health education, pedagogy
Stephen C. Jefferies, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
Melody Madlem, PhD, CHES, public health, health education
Kirk Mathias, EdD, physical education, pedagogy

Associate Professor
Heidi Henschel Pellett, EdD, physical education, pedagogy

Assistant Professors
Vanessa Harbor, PhD, public health
Rebecca Pearson, MPH, PhD, public health, health education
Mark Perez, PhD, school health, pedagogy
Richard Unruh, EdD, athletic administration
Pete Van Mullem, EdD, athletic administration
P. Stefan Ward, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
Therese Young, MA, dance, physical education

Kristine Espinoza, MS, health education, pedagogy

Emeritus Professors
Gary Frederick, EdD, physical education
Andrew P. Jenkins, PhD, health education
Robert McGowan, PhD, sport psychology and athletic administration

Rhonda Busch-Gehlen, assistant to the chair
Joy Chrismer, NPAV building coordinator, equipment manager
Debra D’Acquisto, activity program coordinator
Edie Fowler, PESPH department manager
Debbie Nethery, pool manager

Master of Science
Health and Physical Education

The student shall complete at least 45 credits as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the office of Graduate Studies and Research. The course of study is structured in consultation with the student’s academic advisor and is approved by the department director of graduate studies. Conditional or probationary admission may be granted to applicants not meeting all of the admission criteria.


    Master of Science

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