24 months
745 USD/credit 12292 USD/year
745 USD/credit 12292 USD/year
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Azusa Pacific University’s Master of Arts in Physical Education with Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization is designed for candidates who already possess one of three teaching credentials: Single Subject in Physical Education, Multiple Subject, or Education Specialist. 


The combined Physical Education master’s degree and added authorization program at Azusa Pacific University delivers a comprehensive educational package. Graduates gain a marketable specialty in adapted physical education that allows for expanded employment opportunities and the skills to make a difference in the lives of diverse students.

Key facts

  • Graduate with your degree in as little as 18–24 months.
  • Benefit from a blend of relevant coursework, scholarly research, and practical training in the field.
  • Study alongside expert faculty who bring their experience to the learning environment.
  • Earn your degree from a top Christian university dedicated to God First since 1899.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Mild to Moderate Disabilities
  • Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Severe to Profound Disabilities
  • Motor Assessment for Students Living with Disabilities
  • Management of Adapted Physical Education Programs
  • Field Experience in Adapted Physical Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts 
  • Two recommendations submitted by principals, district administrators, professors, or employers who have current knowledge of the applicant’s academic ability and potential
  • Résumé or statement of experience including the most relevant work and volunteer experience
  • Letter to the dean describing educational goals as well as short- and long-term professional goals
  • Proof of Multiple or Single Subject Physical Education Teaching Credential or Education Specialist Credential. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 745 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 745 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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