Available to students who have completed an undergraduate degree in physical education and are eligible for or currently hold NYS Initial Certification in physical education.
This track fulfills licensure requirements for NYS Professional Certification in Physical Education. Students wishing to become a public school athletic director will need additional coursework beyond the master’s degree.
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
Graduates of our program that are certified physical education teachers with additional credentials have gone on to become Directors of Health, Physical Education & Athletics in schools in New York. Others work in colleges and universities serving as Athletic Directors, Facilities and Event Management, Sports Information Directors, and Sport Marketing and Promotion and Title IX Compliance Officers. Some continue their studies in higher education and earn doctoral degrees and teach at colleges and universities.
Possible jobs include, but are not limited to,