Master of Science in Education - Physical Education

Physical Education Teacher with Class

The Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Physical Education is known as our “traditional Master’s” degree in Physical education. The program was designed with working education professionals in mind and as such, is completely online. Students have opportunities for growth as course assignments encourage students to utilize current work environments to examine challenges in physical activity settings. Problems based learning and action research techniques are used to foster learning. Graduates will be prepared to be leaders in the Physical Education field.

Potential Careers

  • Physical Education Teacher

Median Annual Salary

K-12 Teacher in Alabama


Additional Facts

Leads to class A teaching certificate

Program of Study

  • HPE 537 Diversity Issues and Trends in Wellness and Sport Studies
  • HPE 540 Law and Ethics in Wellness and Sports Studies
  • HPE 553 Applied Exercise Physiology I
  • HPE 578 Research in Wellness and Sports Studies
  • HPE 500 Foundations of Health and Physical Education
  • HPE 510 Health and Physical Education Curriculum
  • HPE 520 Best Practices in PE
  • HPE 535 Skill Analysis
  • HPE 580 Adapted Physical Education
  • HPE 590 Directed Studies in Wellness and Sports Studies
  • SPE 500 Survey Course in Special Education
  • HPE Elective

Departmental Information

Online Program Contact

Dr. Kory Hill 
(256) 782-5522