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Initiate, expand and improve fitness and wellness programs.

Students learn to use exercise, sport, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students gain the skills necessary to work with individuals and diverse groups in a variety of settings such as schools, community health centers, hospitals, recreation centers, and the workplace. Students may specialize as coaches, teachers, or adapted physical educators. A teaching practicum and field experience are required.

M.A. in Physical Education (GATE) for Teacher Certification

» View the Pre-Service plan of study
(for students without prior New York State Teacher certification)
- with optional specialization in Sport-Based Youth Development

» View the In-Service plan of study
(for students with prior New York State Teacher certification)
- with optional specialization in Sport-Based Youth Development

 

M.A. in Physical Education – Non-Certification

» View the Non-Certification plan of study
(for students not pursuing teacher certification)
- with optional specialization in Teaching Adapted Physical Education


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Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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