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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Education, MS (53-683) - Pedagogy Option (6831) (33 hours)

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This program is designed to prepare students for careers in areas associated with physical education and sports. The student has a choice of area specialization from one of the following options: Pedagogy (Teaching Physical Education) and Coaching.

Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Physical Education with an Option of Pedagogy will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Students will be able will be able to apply a variety of skills and strategies, used within the fields of physical education, to research, organize and synthesize information.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge in the holistic approach to understanding behavior and motivation profiles, and identify strategies used to impact these behaviors and profiles.
  • Students will apply appropriate research methodology in the fields of motor learning, cognitive learning and performance.
  • Students will utilize contemporary pedagogical research methodology to gain knowledge related to effective physical education.
  • Students will be able to create and discuss a variety of assessment tools which facilitate learning in a physical education setting.

Requirements for being admitted into the MS in Physical Education program: 2.5 College GPA, three letters of recommendation, all undergraduate transcripts, and proof they are currently working as a Physical Education Teacher.

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