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Program DescriptionThe Master of Liberal Studies emphasis in Health Sciences offered in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Performance utilizes a highly skilled faculty teaching a well rounded curriculum. This degree offers graduate students all the flexibility of the Master of Liberal Studies degree in a framework that emphasizes highly practical skills in human performance issues. The curriculum integrates both topics of traditional importance along side workshops in more contemporary issues to give students a broad overview of the discipline. While the program has wide appeal to many different graduate students, this program may well appeal most to:
The MLS degree with a concentration in HHP is not a Masters in Health and Human Performance. If you are searching for a discipline-specific masters degree, you should check with your certifying agency to determine if the MLS degree will meet your needs.
The MLS concentration in HHP will accept no more than six (6) transfer credits. Students completing the MLS in this concentration will have the following notation listed on their transcripts: "Liberal Studies (Health Sciences)"
1. All applicants must meet the admission requirements as set forth by the Graduate School and the MLS program at Fort Hays State University.
2. Each student admitted into the MLS concentration in HHP will be required to enroll in the following six (6) hours as a part of his or her approved program of study: HHP 815 Research in Health and Human Performance (3 credit hours); and HHP 874 Graduate Independent Study in Health and Human Performance: Culminating Experience (3 credit hours).
3. Each student admitted into the MLS concentration in HHP must satisfactorily pass a comprehensive examination over the subject fields in his or her program of study. The comprehensive examination is not merely a reexamination of materials covered in the student's program of study but is a test of the student's ability to integrate materials from the program of study and any related or supporting fields. Each student will sit for a minimum of eight clock hours of comprehensive examinations, the content of which is determined by the HHP Department in cooperation with the Director of the MLS program.
4. Each student must be admitted to candidacy before being eligible to take the comprehensive examination. Normally, the comprehensive examination is taken upon the completion of all the courses in the student's program of study or during the final semester of enrollment. All comprehensive examinations for MLS students in the HHP concentration will be proctored. Guidelines for the examination process will be provided to the student during his or her final semester.
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For more information, contact Mr. Glen McNeil to see if the Master of Liberal Studies degree in Health and Human Performance could be right for you. You can also reach Mr. McNeil at (785) 628-5296. Once you have been admitted to this concentration, please follow the MLS Checklist and carefully read The MLS Student Handbook.