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.