M.Ed. On Campus

Adapted Physical Education (Physical Education)

Old Dominion University

12 months
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
1387 USD/credit 41610 USD/year
551 USD/credit 16530 USD/year
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This Adapted Physical Education (Physical Education) MEd program offered at Old Dominion University focuses on best practices and scholarly publications related to teaching students with disabilities in physical education. This research track concludes with an optional student-lead thesis project.


Adapted Physical Education (Physical Education) MEd program at Old Dominion University - Highlights

  • Competitive graduate assistantships are available for full-time students 
  • Evening courses designed to fit into the schedules of in-service teachers 
  • Award winning faculty members provide intimate mentoring 
  • Courses based on current empirical research that encourages students to think critically about the field 
  • Conduct and present research at conferences


  • Adapted physical education teacher
  • High school sport coach
  • Physical education teacher
  • Physical education coordinator
  • Assistant principal

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Advanced Studies in Adapted Physical Education
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Planning and Administration in PE and Sport Programs
  • Effective Interventions for Children and Youth with Challenging Behavior
  • Applied Learning and Coaching Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.80 and a GPA of 3.00 in the undergraduate major courses.
  • A Score of at least 291 (900 by former scoring standard) in the quantitative and verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - GRE Scores are required for consideration of admission for all candidates. (In some circumstances, students who have either a low GPA or a low GRE score may be considered for admission with provisional status).
  • Application and $50 fee.
  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.
  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification.
  • Essay/Personal Statement/Resume.
  • Letters of Recommendation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1387 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 551 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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