Graduate Programs in Health and Human Performance

Residency/Teaching/Practicum Requirement

Residency Requirement. Students must be enrolled as full-time graduate students (9 semester hours) for at least one semester to fulfill residency requirements.The College of Graduate Studies requires that residency requirements be satisfied through completion of campus-based study. MTSU doctoral students may not fulfill residency requirements through registration in dissertation credits, internships, or independent studies.

Two practicum requirements are required in the doctoral program of studies-whether one or both are in teaching, field experience, or completing a research study, depending on the experience of the student and the requirements recommended by the advisor.