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Master of Science Kinesiology



Advance your pedagogical and kinesiology content knowledge in a master’s program designed for novice and veteran physical education teachers (PreK-12). Continue your education to boost your career and earning potential while strengthening your problem-solving and intellectual skills.

Requirements for Acceptance into the Program

To enroll in the Pedagogy graduate degree program, you must: have a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (K-12) from an accredited institution, have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or a grade point average of 3.0 on 9 semester hours of earned graduate credit, and submit an application to UCM’s Graduate School at

If you do not meet the above admission requirements, you should submit the following materials along with your application to be reviewed for conditional program admission: a statement of purpose and a list of references with email addresses.

Program Requirements

PE 5200 Effective Teaching in Physical Education 3
PE 5370 Curriculum Theory in Physical Education 3
PE 5430 Physical Activity Promotion 3
PE 5500 Behavior Interventions in Physical Education 3
PE 5600 Physical Education in Special Populations 3
PE 5730 Risk Management for Kinseiology 3
PE 5840 Principles of Motor Learning 3
PE 5900 Research Methods in Physical Education 3
PE 5950 Assessment in Physical Education 3
PE 6190 Trends and Issues in Kinesiology 3
PE 6950 Professional Seminar in Physical Education 3

Minimum Total: 33 credit hours

Questions About the Program

Dr. Steve Burns

Program Coordinator



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