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We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 academic year!

Thank you for your interest in our graduate programs! The deadline to apply is April 1, 2024 @ 11:59pm EST. 

The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) admits graduate students on a one-to-one basis with faculty supervisors. To be admitted into our program, you must be accepted by a faculty member who agrees to be your supervisor for the duration of your studies. As such, you are required to identify a potential supervisor prior to applying.
Step 1: Review the SKHS entrance requirements for our programs
Step 2: Make initial contact with a potential supervisor BEFORE you submit your application. 
  • Make initial contact with a faculty member/potential graduate supervisor  in your area of interest to determine whether they are accepting students for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Provide a brief description of your research interests and your academic background
  • Faculty members make one-to-one decisions on which students to admit and supervise
Step 3: Review the SGSPA application guidelines and Start your online application
  • The School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (SGSPA) oversees all applications to our program. Before starting your application, please review the SGSPA guidelines here: How to Apply. 
  • Start your application here: SGSPA Application

Step 4: Submit required additional documents to SKHS Graduate Administrator at

In addition to your documents submitted through the SGSPA online application, our graduate programs require the submission of three additional documents: 

  1. Current CV
  2. Writing Sample: this should be a piece of your original work (i.e., a lab report, assignment, mini-thesis chapter, etc.) that demonstrates your preparedness for graduate-level studies. There is no page recommendation or requirement. 
  3. Statement of Interest OR Research Proposal: describe your research interests or present your research proposals. Maximum 2 pages, double-spaced.

These documents must be submitted to SKHS Graduate Administrator, Clara Langley, at Please attach the files in MS Word or PDF format. 

Please note: your application will be considered incomplete until these documents are provided. 

Step 5: Reach out with questions! 

If you have any questions or concerns about the application and admission process or about our graduate programs, please contact the SKHS Graduate Administrator, Clara, at