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Teaching Health and Physical Education

Columbus State University

24 months
Duration
9804 USD/year
9804 USD/year
2520 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching Health and Physical Education from Columbus State University is designed to provide both a master’s degree and initial teacher certification at the T-5 level for individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in a closely related field of study (e.g. exercise science, athletic training).

Overview

Certification in this field is for grades Pre-K through 12. The M.A.T. provides professional and pedagogical studies that develop proficiency in the knowledge, skills, and habits of beginning teachers. 

While specific course work is in place to ensure meeting teacher certification requirements set by the Professional Standards Commission, aspects of the program are individually designed based on a transcript evaluation.

We offer a master degree in Teaching Health and Physical Education at Columbus State University. Educator Preparation at Columbus State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

All educator preparation programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • Possess a strong knowledge base in the disciplines of health and physical education
  • Demonstrate competence in a variety of physical skills
  • Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness
  • Apply and reflect on effective teaching behaviors to create positive learning environments in order to plan, implement and assess developmentally appropriate learning experiences and sound progression in P-12 settings and use technology when appropriate
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet the needs of students of varying ability levels, genders, and racial and cultural backgrounds

Accreditation

Educator Preparation at Columbus State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Foundations of Education - Human Development, Motivation, and Learning
  •  Educational Research Methods
  •  Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education
  •  Technology for the 21st Century Classroom
  •  Technology Infusion
  •  Human Sexuality
  •  Teaching Health in P-8 Schools
  •  Teaching Health in High School
  •  Physical Education in the Elementary School
  •  The Development of Motor Skills: A Lifespan Perspective
  •  Physical Education in the High School
  •  Analysis of Teaching Behavior in Physical Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree in related field or a minimum of 25 semester hours of approved coursework
  • Transcript evaluation
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (regular admission) or 2.50 (provisional admission) on all undergraduate work

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    2520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1260 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Columbus

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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