Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Health & Human Performance Admissions Requirements

  • Free online application The application includes a statement of purpose of approximately 500 words explaining your motivation for pursuing the MS in Health and Human Performance at Canisius College. The statement may be submitted in the essay section.
  • Official Bachelor's Degree Transcript. Unofficial or in progress transcripts are acceptable to begin the admissions review process.
  • Two letters of recommendation. Letters can be personal, professional or academic references.
  • Phone or face-to-face interview with the program director, or his representative.
  • Provide evidence of sufficient college-level coursework in the areas of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, and exercise physiology. Students who do not meet prerequisites may be required to complete additional undergraduate coursework.

Additional Requirements for International Students

All items can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Canisius College
Graduate Admissions Office - Lyons Hall 120
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208

Fax - 716-888-3290

Email - gradadm@canisius.edu 

Questions? Contact Us at 1-800-950-2505 or 1-716-888-2545

Deadlines:

  • Applications are processed on a rolling basis, with the exception of Anthrozoology and College Student Personnel
  • We recommend submitting all application materials 30 days prior to the start date for the term you wish to begin.
  • Earlier application is encouraged for international students, including Canadians, in order to complete VISA requirements necessary prior to enrollment. 


If you have been an inactive student for two years or more, please complete a Re-admit Form