Physical Education MSEd

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Description

The graduate Physical Education MSEd masters has two options (1) certification route and (2) non-certification route. Students who possess or are in the process of obtaining initial certification in physical education may apply for admittance in one of three concentrations: adapted, athletic administration or pedagogy. Students who do not have or are not eligible for initial certification in physical education may apply for admittance in the athletic administration non-certification concentration. Finally, students who have an undergraduate degree in physical education but who do not wish to pursue NYS teaching certification may apply for admittance in either the adapted or athletic administration non-certification concentrations.

Admission to the Program

The application process is managed by the Center for Graduate Studies, and application information, requirements, and materials are available online.

In addition to College standards for admission and study, minimum program admission requirements include:

  1. for certification emphasis: applicants must be eligible for initial teacher certification in physical education
  2. for the non-certification emphasis in athletic administration: applicants have an undergraduate degree in fields other then physical education or have a degree in physical education but are not seeking NYS teaching certification.
  3. for the non-certification emphasis in adapted physical education: applicants have an undergraduate degree in physical education but are not seeking NYS teaching certification.

Program Requirements

The MSEd in Physical Education requires at least 30 credits of coursework.

Core Requirements (9-12 credits)

  • PES 604 Research and Evaluation

In addition to the core, students in the program pursue one of the following concentrations:

Concentration: Adapted Physical Education (15 credits)

  • PES 581 Instructional Strategies in Adapted Physical Education
  • PES 582 Adapted Physical Activity and Sport
  • PES 683 Program Development in Adapted Physical Education
  • PES 686 Consultation in Adapted Physical Education

Notes:

  1. Students in this concentration take two graduate elective courses by advisement to meet the 30-credit requirement.
  2. Students who have completed one or both of PEP 481/482 at Brockport cannot also receive Brockport credit for the corresponding courses PEP 581/582; in lieu of PEP 581/582, additional elective credits are needed to reach the 30-credit requirement.
  3. Students on funded grants are required to take PES 682 Low Incidence Disabilities or equivalent.

Concentration: Athletic Administration with Certification (21 credits)

  • PES 590 Administration and Supervision of Physical Education and Athletics
  • PES 601 Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
  • PES 607 Curriculum Design in Physical Education
  • PES 640 Event and Facility Management in Sport
  • PES 690 Problems in Physical Education and Athletic Administration
  • PES 692 Budget and Finance in Sport
  • PES 791 Internship in Athletic Administration

Concentration: Athletic Administration without Certification (18 credits)

  • PES 590 Administration and Supervision of Physical Education and Athletics
  • PES 640 Event and Facility Management in Sport
  • PES 690 Problems in Physical Education and Athletic Administration
  • PES 691 Sport Marketing
  • PES 692 Budgeting and Finance in Sport
  • PES 791 Internship in Athletic Administration

Note: students in this concentration may need to take a graduate elective course by advisement to meet the 30-credit requirement.

Concentration: Physical Education/Teacher Education (MSED) - Online (15 credits)

  • PES 601 Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
  • PES 607 Curriculum Design in Physical Education
  • PES 614 Behavior Management in Physical Education
  • PES 617 Seminar in Physical Education
  • EDI 601 Diversity in Education

Note: students in this concentration take two graduate elective courses by advisement to meet the 30-credit requirement.

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