Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2009/2010)
18 Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Physical Education
  • Professor and Director
  • M. Bluechardt

The degree of Master of Physical Education (M.P.E.) is offered by full-time and part-time study. Part-time study is available through Internet-based distance education technology.

18.1 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission is limited and competitive. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 1 for admission into the subsequent fall semester. To be considered for admission an applicant shall normally hold a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies or a related discipline, with at least second class standing, from an institution recognized by Senate. In addition to the above, preference will be given to applicants with work experience, obtained either through Cooperative Education programs or through employment deemed appropriate.

  2. Any other applicant who holds a Bachelor of Physical Education or Recreation and Leisure Studies Degree or its equivalent may be considered for admission provided that:

    1. the applicant's undergraduate record after the first year shows an average of at least grade B in physical education and/or recreation and leisure studies courses, OR

    2. the applicant has raised his/her overall academic standing to second class following the completion of the undergraduate degree, through the successful completion of an approved pattern of undergraduate courses.

  3. Only in exceptional circumstances and only on the recommendation of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation shall the Dean of Graduate Studies consider applicants who do not meet these admission requirements.