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College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

http://cpass.wvu.edu

Degrees Offered

  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy

The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences is organized into two departments: Department of Coaching and Teaching Studies and Department of Sport Sciences. The Department of Coaching and Teaching Studies includes the programs in athletic coaching education and physical education teacher education. The Department of Sport Sciences includes the programs in athletic training, sport and exercise psychology, and sport management.

The doctoral program in kinesiology administered through the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences has two major areas: sport and exercise psychology and physical education teacher education. The college’s master’s program allows specialization in teacher education, athletic training, athletic coaching education, and sport management leading to a master of science in physical education. The master’s degree program in teacher education is run using a hybrid distance education format with courses offered in the summer on campus and courses during the academic year offered online. The master’s degree programs in athletic coaching and sport management have both on-campus and hybrid distance education cohorts. The master's program in Sport and Exercise Psychology is only available as part of the doctoral program in that field. 

The facilities of the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences include the gymnasium, dance studio, and swimming pool in E. Moore Hall; a gymnasium and fitness center in Stansbury Hall; bowling lanes in the Mountainlair; indoor track and sports area in the Shell Building; outdoor areas including the stadium, tennis courts, soccer and field hockey fields, and outdoor track; and the Natatorium with its pool and diving well. The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences is expecting to move into a new building bordering the Student Recreation Center and intramural fields in August of 2013.

The Coliseum contains three technology classrooms and seminar rooms, faculty offices, a large gymnasium, a dance studio, and computer laboratory. These facilities will be moved to the new building. Additional faculty and staff offices are in E. Moore Hall, Stansbury Hall, the Natatorium, and the Shell Building.

For additional information, contact the Graduate Coordinator, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, 277 Coliseum, P.O. Box 6116, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6116. Telephone (304) 293-0850.


Administration

ED.D

  • Dana D. Brooks - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)
    Dean

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

  • Lynn Housner - Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh)

Co-Chairs

  • Jack Watson - Ph.D. (Florida State University)
    Chair, Sport Sciences
  • Valerie Wayda - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)
    Chair, Coaching and Teaching Studies

Professors Emeriti

  • William Alsop - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)
  • William Bonsall - M.S. (West Virginia University)
  • J. William Douglas - Ph.D. (Ohio State University)
  • Patricia K. Fehl - Ed.D. (Indiana University)
  • Andrew Ostrow - Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Beatrice Hurst - M.A. (Columbia University)