Physical Education, M.A.T. (P-12 Certification)

Admissions Criteria

Regulations and requirements for admission to graduate study and graduate degree candidacy for Initial Teacher Certification Programs correspond to those of The Graduate School. To be considered for admission to the M.A.T. in Physical Education, applicants must complete the Graduate School application process, which includes submission of following:

  • Official transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Degree Requirements (45 Hours)

Graduate course requirements include the following:

Physical Education Courses (39 Hours)

Course Title Credits
PEDU 510Teaching Health Related Physical Fitness3
PEDU 515Physical Education for Inclusion3
PEDU 520Observational Analysis of Sports Techniques and Tactics3
EDRD 500Content Area Literacy PK-123
or EDRD 730 Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
PEDU 710Measurement and Research in Physical Education3
PEDU 722Curriculum Development in Physical Education3
PEDU 729Study of the Teaching of Physical Education3
PEDU 730Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Performance and Injury Rehabilitation3
PEDU 732Analysis of Instructional Behavior in Physical Activity Programs3
PEDU 778ADirected Student Teaching in Physical Education I6
PEDU 778BDirected Student Teaching in Physical Education II6
Total Credit Hours39

Educational Psychology Courses (3 Hours)

  • As approved by the candidate’s program of study.

Foundations of Education Course (3 Hours)

  • As approved by the candidate’s program of study