Program Overview

We offer both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physical Education Teacher Education at Brockport

Our programs are designed to prepare our students to become physical education teachers through our unique curriculum.

The requirements are intended to equip students with the prerequisites for pursuing mastery in teacher education and professional teaching and coaching certification. The concentration is arranged sequentially to help students acquire and gradually refine planning, managerial, instructional, and interactive skills needed for teaching in today’s schools.

Admission to the Undergraduate Program

Students who pursue the Physical Education Teacher Education major can declare their intent to major at admission to the University. Acceptance into the major requires all of the following:

  • Application
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Completion of 45 college credits prior to enrollment in PEP 441 Instructional Planning in Physical Education
  • Transfer students not meeting seamless transfer will be required to take one full-time semester of Brockport coursework prior to enrollment in PEP 441 and obtain a GPA of 2.5 or higher

When Can A Prospective Student Enter The Teacher Education Concentration?

The prospective student, native or transfer, must seek admission when he/she has been accepted into the University. A prospective student may seek admission after completing at least 12 credits of SUNY Brockport coursework and obtain a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Admission to the Graduate Program

For information on admission into our graduate program, visit the Center for Graduate Studies website.