Online Physical Education Degree
The online physical education degree format offers convenience and flexibility—without sacrificing the comprehensive, relevant academics for which APU is known. Small, highly interactive courses enhance the online learning community as students progress through the program with a cohort of peers, and students can complete the online program in as little as 12 months.
Candidates also have the option of earning their degree with an emphasis in Sport Management.
Online Program Format
The dynamic format of the online program offers students the flexibility of taking courses wherever and whenever it works for them. For many, the online format is the most convenient way to balance work, school, and family.
Students also benefit from online courses designed to maximize their interaction with other students and professors, creating a rich learning community. Expand your network as you study alongside a group of peers from diverse regions and backgrounds in physical education, athletics, and exercise science.
Building on the strengths of the online learning environment, candidates are uniquely positioned to understand the growing impact technology has on the physical education and athletic fields.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often do I need to be online for this program?
You must be online sufficiently throughout each week to participate in threaded discussions and to complete all assignments by their designated deadlines. However, there is no prescribed amount of time or designated time that you will be required to be online, because assignments and their deadlines will vary throughout each course.
Will I have to complete any part of my program at an APU campus location?
No. You can complete your degree entirely online. No campus visits or meetings are required.
Will I have access to my faculty?
Yes. Your faculty will be consistently online facilitating course discussions, providing feedback, and evaluating coursework. The online physical education degree format offers convenience and flexibility—without sacrificing the comprehensive, relevant academics for which APU is known. Classes are offered in a 100% asynchronous format making this the ideal program for working professionals. Faculty are easily accessible, offer online office hours, and are highly engaged in your learning experience providing high-quality feedback and support. Small, highly interactive courses enhance the online learning community as students progress through the program with a cohort of peers, and students can complete the online program in as little as 12 months.
What is an asynchronous class?
Asynchronous online learning allows students to view instructional materials each week at any time they choose and does not include a weekly, scheduled virtual class session. Students engage with course material each week and abide by coursework due dates throughout the term.
How do I get started?
For more information on how to get started in an APU online graduate program, contact one of our admissions representatives in the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions at (626) 815-4570 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.