Nov 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sport and Movement Studies Department

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College of Education and Professional Studies
School of Education
Dorothy Purser Hall, room 101
Mail Stop 7572
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Faculty and Staff

Rory Weishaar, EdD

Faculty and Staff
Associate Chair

Brian McGladrey, PhD, CSCS

Heidi Henschel Pellett, EdD, physical education, pedagogy
Kirk Mathias, EdD, physical education, pedagogy
Rob Perkins, EdD, recreation, sport management

Associate Professors
Mark Perez, PhD, school health, pedagogy
P. Stefan Ward, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
Rory Weishaar, EdD, sport and athletic administration
Therese Young, MA, dance

Assistant Professors
Judy Beard, PhD, school health, pedagogy
Sean Dahlin, PhD, sport management
Brian McGladrey, PhD, CSCS, sport and athletic administration
Gabrielle McNeillie, MFA, dance
Tanjian Liang, PhD, physical education, pedagogy
David Rolfe, EdD, recreation, sport management

Edward Callahan Jr., MS, RN, NDTR, CSCS, activity program

Marni Fox, program support supervisor I
Rafael Gomez-Vilchis, sport equipment 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.

Program Outcomes
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Course Offerings
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    Master of Science (M.S.)


      Health and Physical Education (HPE)Health Education (HED)Physical Education (PE)Sport and Athletic Adminsitration (SAA)

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