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Physical Education Leadership

Suny Cortland

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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The graduate program in Physical Education Leadership from Suny Cortland provides the skills you need to develop curriculum and track the effectiveness of your school’s teachers and programming.


You will learn to improve current programs and move them forward within a school district, make the case for additional resources, and even work to advance legislation that can enhance physical education throughout the state.

If you are teaching physical education now, or if you have completed a bachelor’s degree with teaching certification in physical education, you may aspire to pursue a leadership position in your school or district. A leadership position gives you the opportunity to advance your school’s goals for physical literacy, improving fitness, promoting excellent health, and building competitive athletic teams within your student body.

Career Potential

The purpose of the Physical Education Leadership program at Suny Cortland is to prepare physical educators to be leaders of, and advocates for, quality physical education programs. 

The course of study is designed to prepare candidates for employment in K-12 physical education programs in the state of New York and throughout the nation. Successful completion of the degree contributes to the attainment of New York State professional certification.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technology in Physical Education 
  • Research Project in Physical Education 
  • Professional Literature Analysis 
  • Research Methods in Physical Activity
  • Curriculum Construction In Physical Education 
  • Research on Teaching Effectiveness in Physical Education 

Key information


  • Part-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

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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 with 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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  • International

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

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


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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