Physical Education Teacher Education

A boy and a girl turn cartwheels while other children run on a playground.

The Physical Education Teacher Education graduate program offers three degree plans:

  • Masters of Education
  • Masters of Arts with K-12 Physical Education Teaching Certification
  • Doctor of Philosophy

This is one of only twenty institutions in the country that offers these degree plans. Through empirical research and best pedagogical practice, students enrolled in these degree plans experience highly interactive course work and have excellent job placement in academia, research institutions, and the public sector upon graduation.

We invite you to learn about our programs and on-going research projects by selecting from the following links.

Core Faculty
Darla M. Castelli, Professor, Kinesiology & Health Education student contact Louis Harrison, Professor, Program Director, graduate student contact
Xiaofen Keating, Associate Professor, Program Coordinator, Youth & Community Studies student contact