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31 Masters Programs in Physical Education

A master’s degree is an honor students spend years working towards as part of a graduate program. This degree can qualify them to find work in their field or obtain a doctoral degree. What is a Master in Physical Education? It’s a degree that provides students with the skills they need to work as a physical education instructor. Those enrolled in this program should expect to graduate… Read more

A master’s degree is an honor students spend years working towards as part of a graduate program. This degree can qualify them to find work in their field or obtain a doctoral degree.

What is a Master in Physical Education? It’s a degree that provides students with the skills they need to work as a physical education instructor. Those enrolled in this program should expect to graduate with a thorough understanding of health and physical fitness and how to implement successful athletic programs in schools. Coursework in this program may include psychology, sports theory, anatomy, cardiovascular science, and athletics curriculum and instruction.

A master’s degree in physical education can equip graduates with well-developed coaching, teamwork and public speaking skills. These skills can help graduate secure a rewarding career after graduation.

Total program costs for a master’s degree in physical education depend on if the student chooses to study full time and where the school is located. Students are encouraged to reach out to their prospective schools for more information or with questions.  

After receiving their degree, graduates may find rewarding job opportunities as teachers in schools of all grades. They may also be able to work as a personal trainer, gym owner and operator, sports coach or activities director. If working with kids isn’t appealing, graduates may be able to find work in health clubs, at spas, at colleges or with the elderly helping coordinate exercise activities. Those who wish to maximize their earning potential may be able to do so by pursuing higher education or working as a freelance consultant or trainer.

Online master's programs in physical education can be found at schools around the world. These programs are good for those who cannot commit to a traditional college schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Advance your career opportunities in physical health instruction through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Education in Physical Education P-12. Designed for w ... +

Advance your career opportunities in physical health instruction through the University of West Alabama's online Master of Education in Physical Education P-12. Designed for working students, the fully online classroom will accommodate your personal and work commitments. Learn more today. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
National Research Tomsk State University
Tomsk, Russia

The Study Program focuses on all aspects of sports training, recreation, and tourism. Our graduates are capable of conducting scientific research, providing psychological and ... +

The Study Program focuses on all aspects of sports training, recreation, and tourism. Our graduates are capable of conducting scientific research, providing psychological and pedagogical support for health, rehabilitation, and sports activities. The process of teaching includes knowledge in the area of Sport Science (for example, Pedagogy, Psychology, Anatomy, Biomechanics, Biochemistry and other) and Physical Rehabilitation and Recreation Technologies. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Russian
Campus
 
Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Cupey
San Juan, Puerto Rico

All of our programs are duly licensed by the Puerto Rico Board of Education (CEPR) and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). At the undergrad ... +

All of our programs are duly licensed by the Puerto Rico Board of Education (CEPR) and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). At the undergraduate level (teacher preparation programs), we have the specialized accreditation granted by The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Spanish
Campus
 

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Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Prague, Czech Republic

The Study Program focuses on all aspects of sports training. The process of teaching includes knowledge in the area of Kinanthropology and Sports Sciences. All the academics r ... +

The Study Program focuses on all aspects of sports training. The process of teaching includes knowledge in the area of Kinanthropology and Sports Sciences. All the academics responsible for the teaching process prove their creative attitude. The „Coach“ specialization focuses on the aspects of sports training in a particular field of sport. The „Fitness Coach“ specialization focuses on the development of different aspects of fitness when dealing with specific types of population. It is an academic Study Program. The accreditation of the Program in English brings internationally acknowledged qualifications/licenses. The Program is going to match with the requirements based on the National Frame of Qualifications when performing. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universidad de Leon
León, Spain

We offer scientific training aimed at acquiring new knowledge and techniques applicable to the design of Physical Activity programs and research focused on the maintenance or ... +

We offer scientific training aimed at acquiring new knowledge and techniques applicable to the design of Physical Activity programs and research focused on the maintenance or recovery of physical, emotional health and quality of life, applied in the school, work, and school environment. leisure or rehabilitative. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña, Spain

The Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching is a title of the Faculty of Education Sciences that belongs ... +

The Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching is a title of the Faculty of Education Sciences that belongs to the area of ​​Social and Legal Sciences. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
FutbolLab Spain Soccer Academy
Barcelona, Spain

With the "Master in Physical Preparation and Injury Prevention (Isabel I University)" the student will first learn the role of the physical trainer, knowledge and skills for a ... +

With the "Master in Physical Preparation and Injury Prevention (Isabel I University)" the student will first learn the role of the physical trainer, knowledge and skills for a correct evaluation and a training program for the concepts of injuries and all what the physical preparation entails. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Spanish
Online
 
American University Of Puerto Rico
Hato Tejas, Puerto Rico

This specialty has been designed to help physical education teachers deepen their knowledge, skills and professional techniques to perform effectively and efficiently in teach ... +

This specialty has been designed to help physical education teachers deepen their knowledge, skills and professional techniques to perform effectively and efficiently in teaching and leadership roles, within the field of education, recreation and sports in the sector. public and private. -
Master
Spanish
 
The National University of Avellaneda
Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

The Master in Physical Education and Sports in distance mode is proposed as a new action framed in the field of education that, due to its characteristics, allows professional ... +

The Master in Physical Education and Sports in distance mode is proposed as a new action framed in the field of education that, due to its characteristics, allows professionals from all over the country and abroad to have access to training of excellence. -
MSc
Spanish (Argentina)
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Longwood University
Farmville, USA

Increase your skills and marketability by earning a master’s degree in Education (Health and Physical Education). Our fully online program can be completed in one year of full ... +

Increase your skills and marketability by earning a master’s degree in Education (Health and Physical Education). Our fully online program can be completed in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time enrollment. Our program is ideal for working adults or those interested in advancing their careers without wanting to travel or having on-campus requirements. This is not an initial licensure program. Applicants must have a teaching license to complete this program. -
MSc
English
Campus
 
Carlos A. Carrillo Institute of Postgraduate Studies (Instituto de Estudios de Posgrado Carlos A. Carrillo)
Heroica Veracruz, Mexico

Degree in Physical Education, Degree in Physical Therapy, Degree in Physical Education and Sports, Degree in Physical Education, Sports and Recreation or Health Sciences as Sp ... +

Degree in Physical Education, Degree in Physical Therapy, Degree in Physical Education and Sports, Degree in Physical Education, Sports and Recreation or Health Sciences as Sports Medicine, as well as Degree in Physical Culture, Sports Specialists, Graduates in the Educational Field that work in the field of Physical Education. -
Master
Spanish (Mexican)
Campus
 
Holy Cross University in Kielce
Kielce, Poland

Graduates of the second-cycle studies have in-depth knowledge of physical culture sciences. He knows the course and conditions of the physical, mental and social development o ... +

Graduates of the second-cycle studies have in-depth knowledge of physical culture sciences. He knows the course and conditions of the physical, mental and social development of children and youth. Has knowledge of health, its resources and risk factors, as well as the school health education process. -
Master
Polish
Campus
 
Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego i Sportu w Gdańsku
Pomorska, Poland

Graduates of the second-cycle studies in the field of physical education receive a master’s degree. They obtain full pedagogical preparation for programming, planning, and imp ... +

Graduates of the second-cycle studies in the field of physical education receive a master’s degree. They obtain full pedagogical preparation for programming, planning, and implementation of obligatory physical education in schools of various types and all educational facilities and preparation for work in institutions of physical culture, local and state administration, and social organizations. -
Master
Polish, English
Campus
 
Culver-Stockton College
Missouri, USA

Culver-Stockton College Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program prepares students to become Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs). ATs are highly qualified, multi-skilled health ... +

Culver-Stockton College Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program prepares students to become Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs). ATs are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions to physically active athletes and patients. -
Master
Full-time
2 - 5 years
English
Campus
 
Campbell University School of Education
Buies Creek, USA

Campbell University offers a Master of Education degree program in Health and Physical Education that leads to licensure at the advanced level. Designed for experienced practi ... +

Campbell University offers a Master of Education degree program in Health and Physical Education that leads to licensure at the advanced level. Designed for experienced practicing educators aspiring to become master teachers, the program assists candidates in relating theory and research to current professional practices, trends and issues. Core classes address areas such as theoretical foundations, research, technology, law and ethics, curriculum and human diversity. Individualized projects and assignments allow graduates to integrate information and knowledge from varied experiences and courses and apply the results in professional settings. The M.Ed. in Health and Physical Education extends the INTASC standards and NCDPI competencies and builds on the standards of the national specialty area associations including the standards of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The degree requires successful completion of 34 semester hours and builds upon the instructional expertise and leadership qualities and skills of an experienced licensed teacher. -
Master
English
Campus