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Physical Education, M.S.Ed.

The program provides students with specialization or diversification in the areas of health, physical education, dance, physiology of exercise, athletic administration, adapted physical education, and administration of physical education in secondary schools, community colleges, and other agencies such as boys and girls clubs, Y.M.C.A.'s and Y.W.C.A. 's.

General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

Applicants must be admitted to the Division of Graduate Studies and the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER). The HPER Department has the following admission requirements in addition to the Division of Graduate Studies requirements.

  • A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.00 for regular admission and 2.50 for conditional admission, at the undergraduate level.
  • An applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A completed program application.
  • Interview and writing sample.
  • Three letters of recommendation sent directly to the department.
  • A portfolio documenting compensating strengths such as teaching, professional presentations, community service, professional memberships and/or coaching.

Degree Requirements

To qualify for the master’s degree the student must complete 36 semester hours of graduate work.

Program Curriculum

Semester

Course       

Title

Hours

EDFL 514  

Elementary Statistics

3

EDFL 515  

Methods of Educational Research      

3

EDFL 568  

Curriculum Methods

3

PE 522        

Motor Learning and Human Performance

3

PE 540

Organization and Administration of Physical Education in Two and Four Year Colleges

3

PE 550      

 Research in Physical Education

3

PE 552      

Biomechanics

3

PE 553      

Advanced Exercise Physiology

3

Hours

 

24

Electives

 

Other coursework is selected in consultation with an academic advisor to complete specific areas of concentration.                

12

Total Hours

 

36

Program Course Descriptions

Physical Education Course Description

HYPER Faculty and Staff

http://www.jsums.edu/healthedu/hper-faculty-staff/