What You’ll Learn
The concentration in adapted physical education prepares you to work with children in any setting.
You’ll learn how to modify physical education activities for students with various levels of ability.
The concentration is designed to be completed in conjunction with the physical education teacher education major and requires 12 credits of adapted physical education classes. We offer elective opportunities for physical education majors and prepare you for a position in the field or provide a background for graduate study.
Our curriculum combines field experiences with classroom learning to prepare you for the challenges and rewards of working with children in adapted physical education.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
Our program offers a variety of excellent practicum and field experiences including, but not limited to,
- Swim N’Gym
- Camp Abilities
- Rochester Rookies
- Junior Eagles Extension Program
Graduates who have specialized training in adapted physical education are highly sought after. Students with disabilities are often included in physical education, and the knowledge and experience gained in this program will help teachers to accommodate all students.
Graduates of our program have attained National Certification in APE through the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities.
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