Graduate Study and Assistantships/ Graduate Assistant Coach; Women’s Volleyball
Degree:Master of Science
Concentration:Kinesiology: Sport Studies
Admission to graduate study is granted after the evaluation and approval by the Graduate School and the Department of Kinesiology. This evaluation is based upon the student’s undergraduate preparation, academic record, and letters of recommendation. An applicant must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and must show adequate preparation in the basic support courses in the area of intended study.
The Graduate program in Sport Studies is primarily focused on preparation for careers in school, college, and professional athletics including athletic administration, sport marketing, coaching and sport psychology.
Graduate assistantships cover a tuition waiver and include a stipend. The base stipend for the 2021-2022 academic year for full assistantships is $20,140 (2021-2022 rate). Sport Studies assistantships are geared for students interested in pursuing graduate study in Sport Studies as well as working in the University of New Hampshire Athletic Department in coaching or athletic administration of women’s programs. Hours for the graduate assistant position are split between the UNH athletic department and the Kinesiology: Sport Studies program. Duties include: break down game film, plan team meals, assistant with creating traveling itineraries, assist with creating practice plans, record meetings between staff and student-athletes. Applications for Sport Studies Graduate Assistantships are still being accepted.