Applying to the Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness Program

Prior to Applying

  • Before registering for coursework, students must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Full admission, applicants are required to have at least a 2.75 GPA for all undergraduate coursework OR at least a 3.00 GPA for the last 64 credits of undergraduate coursework.  To be provisionally admitted, applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 2.5.
  • Visit the Graduate School website for more detailed information about University of Akron application requirements.  international applicants are encouraged to visit the Office of International Programs website for international application procedures.

Application Materials

  1. Graduate School Application
  2. Official Undergraduate Transcripts (may not be emailed; send official copies to the address below)
  3. Official TOEFL Scores - ONLY INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS (may not be emailed; send official copies to the address below).
  4. Three letters of reference

Items #1-3 must be sent to the Graduate School.  If you have questions or need details, email gradadmissions@uakron

Graduate School
The University of Akron
302 Buchtel Common
469 Polsky Building
Akron, OH  44325-2101 (USA)

Item #4 must be sent to the Department of Sport Science & Wellness Education.  Email the program director if you have questions or need details:

Attn:  Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness Program Director
The University of Akron
InfoCision Stadium 317
Akron, OH  44325-5103 (USA)