Enhance learning and accessibility in the PE classroom

This fully online Physical Education program is geared toward K-12 educators who want to improve student learning and inclusion in the physical education classroom. Throughout the program, you will enhance your teaching effectiveness, learn innovated teaching strategies, engage in advocacy, and promote a high-quality physical education program.

Our faculty are nationally recognized in health and physical education and can garner a national support network for students while giving them access to leadership opportunities. Students completing this program will be able to easily prepare for National Board Certification in Physical Education.

This online master’s degree has two concentration areas:

  • Pedagogy Emphasis
  • Special Populations Emphasis

Career Opportunities

  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Adapted Physical Education Teacher
  • Athletic Program Director
  • Coach
  • PE Department Chair

"I love the contact with the professors. It is an online program, which makes it really convenient, but the professors are always willing and open to Zoom call, FaceTime, whatever you need."

Patrick Mattfeld

Physical Education M.A.Ed.

Benefits of a Master's Degree

A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. The median salary for those with master’s degrees is 16% higher than for those with an undergraduate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.