Graduate Degree Programs
Kinesiology Graduate Degree Programs
Kinesiology offers three ares of concentration for its Master of Science degree:
- Biobehavioral Kinesiology
- Cultural, Pedagogical, & Interpretive Kinesiology
- Exercise Physiology
Community Health Graduate Degree Programs
Recreation, Sport and Tourism Graduate Degree Programs
Recreation, Sport and Tourism offers four areas of concentration for its Master of Science degree:
Speech and Hearing Science Graduate Degree Programs
Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science
- Master of Arts, Clinical Degree for those who wish to pursue professional certification in speech language pathology.
- Master of Arts, Nonclinical degree for students who do not plan to pursue professional practice.
Graduate programs of study include speech-language pathology, audiology, and speech, language, and hearing science. The department prepares scientists and professionals who specialize in the study of receptive and productive aspects of oral and alternative communication and communication disorders. Clinics offer outreach programs to anyone with a communication disorder.
Doctoral Program in Speech and Hearing Science
- Doctor of Philosophy in Speech and Hearing Science program prepares the student for independent research.
- Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) provides advanced professional training for diagnosis and habilitation/rehabilitation of hearing disorders application and related research.
University Academic Information
Review Departmental admission information for additional information and guidelines
Kinesiology and Community Health (KCH) Admission
Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST) Admission
Speech and Hearing Science (SHS) Admission
- Complete University of Illinois Application online. This allows students to track their admission progress and conduct most of the admission process, including credit card payments, electronically.
- Provide Official Transcripts
- Provide Results of the Graduate Records Examination
- Provide Personal Statement (included in on-line application)
- Provide Letters of Recommendation (included in on-line application)
For additional questions or information:
- Steven Petruzzello, Ph.D., KCH Director of Graduate Studies, 217-333-1083
- Laura Payne, Ph.D., RST Director of Graduate Studies, 217-244-7038
- Pam Hadley, Ph.D., SHS Director of Graduate Studies, 217-333-2230
Financial support, typically research or teaching assistantships, is available for a limited number of students and is based on merit. Need-based financial support may be applied for through the University Financial Aid Office.