Admission will be considered for the fall semester only. Application deadline is November 1st
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTSApplicants must meet all general admission requirements of the university. Admission requirements include a superior grade point average in cumulative undergraduate and graduate course work (if applicable). In addition, applicants should score at least 160 on the verbal section and 150 on the quantitative section of the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) and have some research experience. Students admitted for the Master of Science degree are not automatically admitted to the Doctor of Philosophy program. The Master of Science is not required as a prerequisite to the Ph.D. is highly advised.
Ph.D. Applicants should contact the Faculty member with whom they want to work and discuss the program.
The application process for the M.S. and Ph.D. Programs in Biokinesiology Program involves the following component
1. USC GRADUATE ADMISSION APPLICATION
Complete a USC Graduate Application on-line. You will be able to login and out anytime to continue your application. Please note, you will not be able to make any revisions once the application has been submitted.You must upload your Statement of Purpose, and a resume to the on-line application. Please see the FAQs on the USC Graduate Admission Office website. The M.S. Program and Ph.D.Program in Biokinesiology is listed under the Independent Health Professions
2. GENERAL GRADUATE RECORD EXAM.(GRE)
Applicants should score at least 160 on the verbal section and 150 on the quantitative section of the Graduate Record Examination(GRE). Your scores are considered valid only if earned within five years to the month of your intended first term at USC. (For example, no earlier than August 1 five years prior if applying for the fall term). ETS Code for the GRE's:4852
3. TOEFL EXAM
Toefl exam is required for International Applicants only. Please see the International Student FAQs section of the USC Graduate Application website.
After you submit your Application, and received your 10 digit USC ID number, you MUST mail in the Official transcripts from all Schools attended to the following address:
USC Office of Graduate Admission
3601 South Flower Street, Room 112
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0915
Transcripts in original language of issuance: International students who have earned their degree outside the United States must check
country-specific requirements to determine if original-language copies of their academic records is needed. In such cases, a separate,word-for-word, English-language translation of all academic records must also be submitted. The translation should either be issued directly from the school itself or by a professional, certified translator. It must contain all information shown on the original-language documents and "mirror" them as precisely as possible. Dual-language transcripts are also acceptable.
Credential evaluation: Please note that USC does not accept or recognize credential evaluation reports from outside agencies (e.g. WES, ECE,etc.) for the purposes of admission review.
Use the following questions as they relate to your clinical/academic circumstance, to assist in the preparation of your statement of purpose
Interviews for the Ph.D. program in Biokinesiology will be conducted by invitation only. The MS program does not require interviews.
Once completed, your application file will enter the review process. Typically admission decisions are made by the end of February.
The Application deadline for Fall semester start date is November 1. A USC Graduate Application can be processed on-line or e-mail USC Graduate Admissions at: firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an application.
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