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Pedagogy & Coaching Concentrations


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Students choosing the coaching concentration gain further insight into improving their coaching skills and strategies. Emphasis is placed on providing students with classroom experiences that allow them to constructively evaluate their performances and develop strategies for improving their coaching techniques.

The Coaching Concentration area is designed for the physical education teacher and classroom teacher who coach and are interested in coaching effectiveness research, psychological and sociological principles as they relate to sport, and selected topics in sports medicine.

The Physical Education Pedagogy graduate concentration allows those certified K-12 physical educators to further develop their teaching effectiveness, research, instructional strategies, and curriculum issues. This is achieved through various courses ranging from curriculum development and “content” courses to exercise physiology.

Special Admission Requirements for physical education pedagogy, physical education coaching, exercise science without an internship, exercise science with an internship, and physical activity in health promotion concentrations.

In addition to normal requirements, the following are required:
Two letters of recommendation
GRE score of 286 (Prior to August 2011 a score of 800 is acceptable)
Statement of goals and rationale for entering graduate program (maximum of 300 words)

Graduate Pedagogy Concentration Requirement

The pedagogy concentration area is designed for the physical education student who is interested in studying teacher effectivemness research, instructional strategies, and curriculum issues.

Graduate Coaching Concentration Requirement

The coaching concentration area is designed for the physical education teacher and classrooom teacher who coach and are interested in coaching effectiveness research, psychological and sociological principles as they relate to sport, and selected topics in sports medicine.

Graduate Course Descriptions

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MA in PE-Pedagogy | MS in PE-Pedagogy

MA in PE-Coaching | MS in PE-Coaching