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Health and Physical Education, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, OK,
The Master of Education degree program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is designed to provide a professional course of study for students who have acquired a bachelor's degree in education and wish to improve their proficiency and skills as educators. 


Individuals who do not have undergraduate professional education prerequisites for the regular Master of Education degree program may pursue the Master of Education program for non-education majors. The program from Southwestern Oklahoma State University is designed for individuals who do not plan to obtain teacher certification, but wish to improve their educational background in certain academic disciplines (e.g., Art, English, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, etc.).

Additional information about the Master of Education degree concerning admission requirements, financial aid, etc. can be found on the graduate school home page.

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Teaching Health in Public Schools
  • Nutrition for Children 
  • Kinesiology and Anatomy 
  • Methods and Materials in Elementary HPER 
  • Recreation Management 
  • Athletic Gen Med & Pharm 
  • Individual Study in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 
  • Seminar in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 
  • Sociology of Sports 
  • Legal Aspects in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics 
  • Evaluation in Physical Education 
  • Organization and Administration of Health, Physical Education and Recreation 
  • Development of Programs, Facilities, & Management 
  • Organization and Administration of Athletics
  • Community Recreation 
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology Lab
  • Therapeutic and Prescriptive Physical Education
  • Motor Learning
  • Athletic Training Modalities 
  • Capstone Experience in HPER 
  • Teachers Course in Health and PE 
  • Outdoor Recreation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Submit online application for university admission.
  • Application for graduate admission.
  • Send official transcript(s) of all credit earned to the graduate office.
  • International students must complete a certificate of financial resources form showing sufficient resources to provide for the student’s entire program of study & living expenses while at SWOSU.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    235 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 235 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Weatherford

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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