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Become the Most Effective Physical Education Teacher

Track - M.Ed. in Advanced Physical Education

This track allows you to grow in you professional knowledge of Physical Education for exemplary teaching, research and service. Courses are offered through the collaboration of the Department of Physical Education and Professional and Secondary Education. PSED and PETE programs are nationally accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

To successfully complete the program, you will demonstrate that you are a reflective practitioner by completing the courses with a 3.0 or 3.25 cumulative QPA. You want to meet with a PSED faculty person and the PETE faculty to discuss your professional goals.

Major Steps in the Process

  1. APPLY: Apply to the Graduate Program in Professional and Secondary Education, and identify your track as Advanced Physical Education.
  2. START: Once you are accepted into the program, complete a couple core courses or contact a PSED advisor to discuss your career goals.
  3. Plan of Study: After taking 6-9 credits, meet with your advisor to determine the courses that align to your career goals. The plan of study will be signed by you, the graduate coordinator, department chair, and graduate director. Your signed Plan of Study will be sent by email. Please retain the Plan of Study for your records.
  4. Complete Courses on your Plan of Study or work with your advisor to make modifications.
  5. Finishing Up - Last Semester: Apply for Graduation - this is in the beginning of your last semester.

For further information about the program, please contact:

Dr. Mihye Jeong, mjeong@esu.edu