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Physical Education Pre-School – Grade Twelve (P-12) (MEd)

Master of Education

Enhance your knowledge and skills as a teacher with our master’s in physical education instruction. You will gain a foundation in advanced teaching concepts for instructing physical education students in preschool through 12th grade.

Topics include educational planning, statistics, technology and more. Earn your degree at one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Program Facts

Program Format

On Campus, Online

Academic Term

Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Number of Credits

33

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Sample Courses

ED500 Foundations of Education

3 Credits

Examines the sociological, cultural, philosophical and historical foundations of education.

ED504 Techniques of Educational Research

3 Credits

Major concepts and techniques of educational research to include types of research, application and interpretation of data, and the development and use of data collection instruments. Extensive reading and research project required.

PE522 Curriculum Design in School Health and Physical Education

3 Credits

Philosophies and foundations of comprehensive school health education program and physical education; basis of selection of activities, review of scope and sequence, content, and assessments.

Career Outlook

The MEd in Physical Education, P-12 program is for:

  • Educators seeking a master’s-level education and a Master’s Level Certificate.
  • Educators seeking career advancement in physical education instruction and potential specialty roles.
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