If you earned (or are about to) an undergraduate degree in an area other than education, but dream of being a teacher, then the Master of Arts in Teaching Physical Education and Health from University of North Carolina Wilmington is for you! This 100% online program leads to a master’s degree and teacher licensure!

Overview

Education

The Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in Physical Education and Health from University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed for students that already hold a bachelor's degree in a content area such as: exercise science, public health studies, recreation, sport leadership or tourism management, but have little or no background in education. 

Successful completion of the program will lead to NC certification (K-12) and prepare educators to teach physical education and health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development and Learning 
  • Instructional Development 
  • Education in a Multicultural Context 
  • Adapted Physical Activity 
  • Field Experience in Physical Education and Health 
  • Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education and Health 
  • Curriculum Development in PEH 
  • Assessment & Supervision in PEH 
  • Action Research in PEH

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university completed before graduate study begins.
  • Official copies of transcripts of all college, university or community college work (undergraduate and graduate). Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is recommended.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • This program prepares individuals for North Carolina teacher certification in the area of Physical Education & Health. A letter of interest (no more than 2 pages) describing any past experiences that might prepare you for your studies and your future goals in this area is required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18548 USD/year
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  • National

    4720 USD/year
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Funding

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