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M.S. in Sports Science Admissions Requirements

Application Dates by Entry Term

Entry Term Application Open and Close Dates
Fall March 1 - July 1
Winter July 1 - December 1
Summer December 1 - April 1

Reviews are done on a rolling basis therefore, early application is encouraged.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completed NSU Application and $50 non-refundable application fee
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university or approved credentialing agency for international students
  3. Minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
  4. Resume including contact information for three (3) references
  5. Final official transcripts from all institutions attended
  6. If applicable, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score, if English is not the native language
  7. If applicable, official course-by-course evaluation of foreign school coursework from a NACES approved evaluation service
  8. Successful completion of professional interview* with NSU MSSS Admissions Committee. *Interview only offered to students who meet all application requirements.

All applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Selection for a professional interview does not guarantee admission to the program.  Admission decisions will be made at the conclusion of the interview process.

Please contact Rebecca Johnson at or (954) 262-1111 for more information.

Transfer of Credit

Applicants may request for transfer of up to six (6) credit hours from a regionally accredited graduate program toward their M.S. in Sports Science degree.

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