A major in kinesiology, physical education, or a related field is highly recommended but professional experience will be taken into account, and prospective students with experience and a degree in an unrelated area are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must possess the following:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • 2.75 grade point average; (*starting in 2015:the minimum GPA will be 2.8. Students with a GPA of 2.8 to 3.0 are required to take and pass a writing competency exam. For more details contact makin@stmarys-ca.edu or (925) 631-8834.)
  • An official transcript from each institution attended;
  • 3 letters of recommendation; and
  • A goals statement.
  • $50 application fee

Please contact us to request an application or apply online.


The tuition for the 2014-2015 school year (beginning summer 2014) will be $857 per unit. 

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