Adapted Physical Activity Minor
Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization
This is a secondary authorization that enables the physical education teacher to teach students ranging from preschool through adult school, conduct assessments, and report findings through the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process.
Athletic Coaching Minor
Academic majors other than physical education may complete specific courses for a minor in athletic coaching. A coaching practicum or other related field experience, in cooperation with local schools or other organizations, is required.
Athletic Training, M.S.
The Master of Science in Athletic Training is a full-time residency program that prepares students for successful completion of the national Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) examination and for careers in athletic training.
Exercise, movement, and sport help others thrive by improving health, fitness, and quality of life across the life span. APU’s kinesiology major equips students for a variety of careers in these areas.
This program offers the following areas of study: Health Professions, Applied Exercise Science, and Physical Education.
Physical Education, M.A., and Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization
Designed for candidates who possess a teaching credential in physical education and who seek to teach both adapted physical education and general physical education at the K–12 and community college levels.
Physical Education, M.A., and Single Subject Teaching Credential
Build the skills needed to teach physical education and coach at the K-12, junior college, and four-year university levels. Coursework covers advanced topics in physical education, ranging from sociological and ethical issues to leadership and administration. Note: Only the master’s portion of this program is available online.
Physical Education, M.S.
Prepares candidates to advance their careers, increase their marketability, and gain opportunities in a variety of positions connected to physical education, athletics, and exercise science.
This program offers the following areas of study: Sport Management (also online).
Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.