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39 Master Programs in Education Teaching Physical Education 2024

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Master Programs in Education Teaching Physical Education

A master’s degree is an honor students spend years working towards as part of a graduate program. This degree can qualify them to find work in their field or obtain a doctoral degree.

What is a Master in Physical Education? It’s a degree that provides students with the skills they need to work as a physical education instructor. Those enrolled in this program should expect to graduate with a thorough understanding of health and physical fitness and how to implement successful athletic programs in schools. Coursework in this program may include psychology, sports theory, anatomy, cardiovascular science, and athletics curriculum and instruction.

A master’s degree in physical education can equip graduates with well-developed coaching, teamwork and public speaking skills. These skills can help graduate secure a rewarding career after graduation.

Total program costs for a master’s degree in physical education depend on if the student chooses to study full time and where the school is located. Students are encouraged to reach out to their prospective schools for more information or with questions.

After receiving their degree, graduates may find rewarding job opportunities as teachers in schools of all grades. They may also be able to work as a personal trainer, gym owner and operator, sports coach or activities director. If working with kids isn’t appealing, graduates may be able to find work in health clubs, at spas, at colleges or with the elderly helping coordinate exercise activities. Those who wish to maximize their earning potential may be able to do so by pursuing higher education or working as a freelance consultant or trainer.

Online master's programs in physical education can be found at schools around the world. These programs are good for those who cannot commit to a traditional college schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.