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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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6 Results in Physical Education

FutbolLab Spain Soccer Academy

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 ... [+]

Presentation

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.

You will learn to optimize the efficiency of the team in the hands of professionals of the sector, who will prepare you to know and apply exercises for the physical preparation of the players.

We will develop resistance, strength and speed exercises.

Increase the acceleration and make long trips to win whole physically. We will give notions about injuries, what type they are and how the player should recover. You have to follow the player and see how it progresses.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online
Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

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 academ ... [+]

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.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)

A program of study for those interested in becoming adapted Physical Educators for special populations in public or private scenarios. ... [+]

A program of study for those interested in becoming adapted Physical Educators for special populations in public or private scenarios.

The master's programs of the School of Education provide numerous and innovative alternatives for the development of professionals that are leaders in formal educational institutions and other related work environments.

Mission of the School of Education

The missions of the School of Education is based on the principle that education is the art of achieving positive changes founded on social ethics. Our goal of excellence is manifested in that a good quality of life is the product of the holistic instruction of the student and the educational professional. Academic autonomy, respect for diversity, equality and human dignity, as well as reflective and diverse thought, characterize our organizational environment.... [-]

Puerto Rico San Juan
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledg ... [+]

The College of Education (COE) seeks to prepare teachers, instructional support personnel and other professionals to be decision makers who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to ethically and effectively integrate theory and practice their professions. These professionals will possess the understanding of our diverse culture, the technological capabilities, the intellectual rigor and the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to make informed and responsible decisions, to engage in reflective assessment, to implement positive change and to pursue learning as a lifetime endeavor. As an integral part of the University, the COE is committed to serving the communities in Alabama through its educational programs and related activities. As it works to carry out its mission, the COE ensures that initial and advanced programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional education personnel are aligned with the expectations of national, state, professional and institutional standards. A non-certifiable M.S. degree is offered for those persons desiring instruction in the area of general counseling.... [-]

USA Montgomery
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nicosia

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educationa ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Educational Sciences: Didactics of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Remote Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

Purpose

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Greek
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
Universidade da Coruña

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 be ... [+]

Introduction

The Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching, Is a title of the Faculty of Sciences of the Education that belongs to the area of ​​Social and Legal Sciences.

The Master's degree requires 60 ECTS credits, theoretical and practical. These credits are distributed as follows: Generic Module (16 credits), Specific Module (26 credits), Practicum and Master's End Work (18 credits).

The Generic Module is common for all enrolled students and has mandatory presential nature. The Specific Module and Practicum are different depending on the peculiarities of each itinerary or specialty. The Practicum also has a face-to-face and is developed in Secondary Education centers that are established by agreement with the Xunta de Galicia.... [-]

Spain A Coruña
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus