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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Kinesiology

Graduate Degree Programs

Admission Criteria

1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in Kinesiology/Physical Education; or

2. A bachelor’s degree in another field with additional foundational courses needed for the tentative degree plan to be determined by the student’s major option advisor and approved by the Department Graduate Coordinator. All foundational coursework must be completed prior to Advancement to Candidacy.

3. An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or better and an upper division Kinesiology/Physical Education major GPA of 2.75 or better;

4. A minimum cumulative score of 150 on the verbal, 141 on the quantitative, and 3.5 for the analytical writing sections of the Graduate Record Examination. Note: for test scores before August 1, 2011, the minimum cumulative scores are 450 on the verbal test, 450 on the quantitative test, and 3.5 on the analytical writing test.

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