Master Blended

Physical Education-Coaching Pedagogy

Suny Cortland

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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Inspire today's youth to enjoy the benefits of an active and healthy life. Be a positive role model for people of all ages. Share your love of physical activity and fitness with upcoming generations. Become a leader and advocate for constructive change in the physical education profession by studying for the M.S.Ed. in Physical Education-Coaching Pedagogy at Suny Cortland. 


Your graduate-level course work is informed by the highest standards, including those of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS) and the New York State Learning Standards in Physical Education.

Upon successful completion of this Physical Education-Coaching Pedagogy program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Identify and design strategies and interventions that support student learning.  They assume leadership roles by engaging in professional activities such as presenting at workshops, sharing data with colleagues, and contributing to school improvement and renewal.                                           
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the school, family, and community contexts in which they work.  They collaborate with the professional community to create meaningful learning experiences for all students.                                                                                               
  • Develop expertise in certain aspects of professional and pedagogical knowledge based on their research and experiences.  They are able to analyze education research and policies and can explain the implications for their own practice and the profession.                                                                  
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding for the major concepts and theories related to assessing student learning and regularly apply these in their practice.  They analyze student, classroom, and school performance data and make data driven decisions about strategies for teaching and learning so that all students learn.

Career Potential

When you achieve the M.S.Ed. in physical education from SUNY Cortland, you'll be well prepared for a career as a physical education teacher or a coach or for positions that combine the two responsibilities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Literature Analysis 
  • Research Methods in Physical Activity 
  • Lifespan Motor Development 
  • Digital Video Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Applications submitted after the deadline may be considered on a space availability basis.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online Graduate School Application 
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended to be forwarded directly to the SUNY Cortland Graduate Admissions Office
  • Note: candidates for admission must present evidence of bachelor's degree conferral prior to the start of their academic program.
  • A resume, which must include the contact information for three references. One of those contacts must be a public school employee (submitted online with the application)
  • Letter of application indicating why you are interested in the program (submitted online using a recommendation form). A recommendation form is available through the application. 
  • Documentation of initial certification in physical education within six months of starting classes.
  • New York State mandates that all SUNY teacher preparation programs adopt college entrance assessments for admissions consideration. 

Tuition Fee

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    23100 USD/year
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  • National

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cortland

874 - 1904 USD /month
Living costs

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