Health and Physical Education

University of Louisville

24 months
26454 USD/year
12684 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in Teaching Health and Physical Education degree provides initial K-12 certification in health and physical education.


The Department of Health and Sport Sciences is committed to the highest standards of professional preparation. Our programs have sought and received national accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Graduates of initial teacher certification programs at the University of Louisville begin their teaching careers secure in the knowledge that they have been prepared for the real world of classrooms through a rigorous teacher preparation program.

Programme Structure

  • Teaching and Learning for Elementary Physical Education
  • Teaching and Learning for Secondary Physical Education
  • Methods in Practical Living: Health
  • Seminar in Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education
  • Student Teaching in Elementary Physical Education I
  • Student Teaching in Middle/Secondary Physical Education II
  • Student Teaching in Health Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Deadline for filing - September 19


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All candidates for admission to graduate programs must complete the online application form
  • A non-refundable application $60 US fee is required with the application form
  • Applicants for admission to a degree program must submit an official transcript from each college attended. All University of Louisville transcripts will automatically be submitted with completion of an application
  • Applications to non-degree or certificate programs need only submit an official transcript certifying at least a bachelor's degree
  • Applicants for admission to most graduate degree programs must take the general section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • All applicants for whom English is a second language must also submit official TOEFL and IELTS scores
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's academic work are required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26454 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13227 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6342 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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