12 months
394 USD/credit 13002 USD/year
394 USD/credit 13002 USD/year
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By pursuing your master’s degree in Physical Education at the University of Central Missouri, you will be able to work at your own pace to complete your degree.


You can choose to complete the program over the course of a few years, or you can choose to expedite your program and complete the entire program in as little as one year and an additional summer, making this one of the fastest to completion, completely online programs available. 

As you complete the Physical Education program at the University of Central Missouri, you will find unparalleled quality through an ability to adapt many of the course learning activities to pursue specific educational experiences that will allow you to customize the content to meet your own professional goals.

Program Learning Outcomes 

The graduate with a Master of Science degree in Physical Education will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Students will be able will be able to apply a variety of skills and strategies, used within the fields of physical education, to research, organize and synthesize information.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge in the holistic approach to understanding behavior and motivation profiles, and identify strategies used to impact these behaviors and profiles.
  • Students will apply appropriate research methodology in the fields of motor learning, cognitive learning and performance.
  • Students will utilize contemporary pedagogical research methodology to gain knowledge related to effective physical education.
  • Students will be able to create and discuss a variety of assessment tools which facilitate learning in a physical education setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Research in Physical Education and Coaching
  • Effective Teaching in Physical Education
  • Growth and Physical Performance of the Preschool and Elementary Child
  • Physical Activity Promotion
  • Principles of Motor Learning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students Staying in Their Home Country deadline: 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree
  • a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • letters of recommendation
  • a statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 394 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 394 USD per credit 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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