1005 Moore Hall, Box 870312, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Human Performance, PhD
Specialty Area(s) Offered: Exercise Science, Sport Pedagogy
Program Director(s): Dr. John Vincent - Sport Management, (205) 348-8369
Dr. Jonathan Wingo, (205) 348-4699
Dr. Mark Richardson - Exercise Science, (205) 348-9180
Dr. Oleg Sinelnikov - Sport Pedagogy, (205) 348-8363
Application Contact: Brenda Leavelle, (205) 348-6075
Christy Barnes, (205) 348-6075
Ms. Kim Easterwood, (205) 348-1455
Application Deadline: January 15th for Fall admit for doctoral program and students for MA program are admitted on a rolling basis.
Allow admission with permission to continue?    Yes   
Allow conditional language admission?   Yes  
Offer accelerated master’s program (AMP)?   No  

Admission Requirements
Item NameDescription
Application Fee
Please note that the graduate application fee is non-refundable.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV
Applicant's resume. (optional but recommended)
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading schemes. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission), 2.5 (for admission with permission to continue).
Graduate Entrance Exam Scores
Official GRE score (School Code: 1830) or MAT score (School Code: 1012). For the Sport Pedagogy specialty area please do not submit a GRE score if you will have a Master’s degree at the time of admission. All others must submit a GRE score.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300, MAT: 50th Percentile.
Test score is waived for previous graduate degree.
English Proficiency Test
Official English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELTS or PTE – required for applicants whose first language is not English, unless they have a U.S. degree earned within three years (of enrolling in their graduate program) or have studied in the U.S. for two years immediately prior to enrolling here.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
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