No, the GRE is not required to apply or be accepted into the online APK master’s program.
Applicants should have received a minimum 3.0 GPA in their upper-division course work.
We welcome applicants with undergraduate degrees from any field. However, the Applied Physiology and Kinesiology program is fully science based and so students need to be comfortable studying and working with scientific research and data.
You should receive a decision via email within two weeks.
Yes. Please see our international students application page.
No, we offer three starts throughout the year:
|Fall||Third week in August|
|Spring||First week in January|
|Summer||Second week in May|
*These start dates are subject to change. Please contact APKfirstname.lastname@example.org to confirm start dates and deadlines.
Fall and spring semester courses are 15 weeks long, with an additional week for final exams. Summer semester courses are 12 weeks long with a mid-summer, week-long break and no extra week for final exams.
This varies depending on the number of courses you are taking each semester, and depends on your personal learning style. On average, students should plan to devote eight to ten hours per week, per course.
For the online M.S. in APK with a concentration in human performance, full-time students can complete the degree in as little as one year. Full time is considered to be enrolled in three classes a semester.
Part-time students can complete the degree in as little as 1.5 years. However, students can choose to spread out their coursework if needed. The average completion time is five semesters.
If the degree is not completed within seven years, the coursework taken prior will expire.
|Cost/Credit Hour (includes fees)||$585.75|
*Based on 30 total credit hours minimum for graduation, price estimate includes fees
We have more information on our tuition and financial aid page.
The UF College of Health & Human Performance follows the main University of Florida fee payment schedule, which you can view here.
Financial aid may be available for students who qualify. The College of Health & Human Performance offers a limited number of scholarships to eligible applicants. The UF Office for Student Financial Affairs has detailed information on general grants, scholarships, and loans offered by the university.
You may also be able to receive all or some of your tuition reimbursed from your employer.
You can choose to attend classes full time (defined as nine credit hours/three courses) or part time (at little as one course at a time). On average, online students take two courses a semester.
After you complete the application and course registration process, you can access online courses by logging into UF’s e-Learning website at any time. Go to elearning.ufl.edu and select “e-Learning Login” to enter your Gatorlink username and password.
You will not be able to access your course until the start date listed in the course registration materials. Some course content will not be immediately available to you. Instructors may open and close access to lessons according to the schedule posted in their course syllabus.
The courses are offered asynchronously, meaning they do not take place at a set time or on a set schedule. Some courses are presented live, but they are all recorded and available at a later time.
Occasionally, you will need to attend Adobe Connect webinar sessions where you can speak with an instructor or view a classmate’s presentation. Adobe Connect sessions are always recorded so you can listen at your convenience if a live session is scheduled at a time that is inconvenient for you.
You can transfer up to nine credits into the program, if approved by the program advisor and the Graduate School, but those credits can not have been used to satisfy your undergraduate degree or any other earned degree.
On-going access to a computer and the internet is required for all students. UF’s Information Technology page maintains a full list of student computing requirements. UF also offers dozens of apps free of cost to their students and faculty. Visit the UF Apps page for more information.
You can find additional help with your email and accessing Microsoft Outlook by visiting mail.ufl.edu.
The M.S. in APK with a concentration in human performance is offered completely online. You do not have to come to campus for any reason, though you are always welcome to visit.
Absolutely! For more information about commencement, please visit the University of Florida commencement information page.
No, your transcripts and diploma will not have any indication that you completed your course online.
The Master of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology provides a strong, science-based foundation for many health and fitness careers. Our graduates go on to excel in careers such as:
Visit our APK careers page for more information.
As an online student, you will be granted the following services:
You can connect with the UF Disability Resource Center at disability.ufl.edu.
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