Physical Education M.S.
(30 credits, with or without thesis)
This program is designed for individuals with an initial teaching certificate in physical education. Successful completion of this program enables students to become eligible for New York State professional teaching certificate, and a master's degree in physical education. The GRE exam is required.
|Professional Core Courses|
|HPEG 61400||Research Methods in Health and Physical Education||3|
|ESSG 61000||Survey of Statistical Methods||3|
|HPEG 52500||Critical Perspectives in Health and Physical Activity||3|
|Physical Education Courses|
|HPEG 54000||Strategies for Teaching||3|
|HPEG 54400||Curriculum Design and Analysis in Physical Education||3|
|HPEG 53500||Methods of Assessment in School and Community Settings||3|
|HPEG 55000||Physiological Basis of Fitness in School-Aged Children||3|
|Select 3 credits 1||3|
|Select the Thesis or Non-Thesis Option||6|
Thesis Option: 2
Non-Thesis Option: 2
Select 6 credits from the following:
|Supervision in Physical Education|
|Analysis of Teaching and Coaching Behavior|
|Models and Theories in Health Education|
|Teaching and Learning for Healthy Growth and Development|
|Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Prevention and Control|
|Multicultural Health Issues|
|Environmental Dimensions in Health Education|
|Technological Applications in Education|
Change on a yearly basis.
Thesis students must successfully complete an oral defense of their thesis. All non-thesis students must pass a comprehensive examination prior to graduation. To be eligible for the oral defense or comprehensive exam, the student must have completed the required coursework and have a cumulative GPA of 3.00.
With the approval of the chair, electives can be taken from graduate courses that are offered in any department at Ithaca College or through the Ithaca College exchange program at Cornell University.