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Graduate Catalog 2007-08 
Graduate Catalog 2007-08 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Physical Education

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Debra S. Berkey,
Room 4021, Student Recreation Center
Jody Brylinsky,
Room 4024-8, Student Recreation Center
Ray Cool,
Room 4024-19, Student Recreation Center
Lee deLisle
Room 4024-18 Student Recreation Center
Allison McFarland,
Room 4024-11, Student Recreation Center
Timothy Michael,
Room 1052, Student Recreation Center
Michael Miller,
Room 1043, Student Recreation Center

The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation offers a Master of Arts in Physical Education* which prepares teachers, coaches, supervisors, and administrators to assume leadership roles in the following: Pedagogy, Special Physical Education, Sport Management, and Sports Studies.

Admission Requirements

Meet Graduate College admission standards, successful completion of an undergraduate major or minor or equivalent appropriate for intended emphasis area, submission of GRE scores, submission of a letter of intent to include education, career and/or research goals and philosophy. In some emphasis areas, an interview or additional qualifications may be required.

Program Requirements

Each graduate student is expected to show competence in four professional areas:  research, socio-cultural issues, curriculum or psychological foundations, and a professional area of emphasis. HPER 6900 and HPER 6920 are required.  This degree program also requires the successful completion of a minimum of thirty-six graduate credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas of emphasis:  Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Pedagogy, Special Physical Education, Sport Management, and Sports Studies.  For information about additional specific course requirements for each concentration, see the graduate advisor.

Master’s degree candidates are required to complete a comprehensive, integrated capstone experience which can be met through the following:

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