What You’ll Learn
You’ll learn how to teach physical education to students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Our graduates learn cutting-edge pedagogical skills and knowledge for teaching from nationally-renowned faculty and a program respected for its excellence.
The physical education teacher education major gives you the skills to become an excellent teacher. The requirements will equip you with the prerequisites for pursuing both teaching and coaching certification in New York.
Our curriculum gives you practical experience teaching in schools that work with children and adolescents. Faculty are always available to assist you in exploring your interests in the field.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 students have multiple opportunities for developing as a pre-professional including
- Attending and presenting at professional conferences with faculty,
- Participating in the Physical Education Club
- Volunteering in a variety of events which provide physical activity instruction for children both with and without disabilities.
Our graduates are highly sought after both in and out of state due to their high level of quality training.
Teaching certification in New York State is highly regarded across the U.S. and allows our graduates to teach and coach across the nation.
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My four years as a PE student were a positive, influential experience that I will remember for the rest of my life. After studying at Brockport, I know I have all of the necessary skills to be a positive role model and to make a difference in the lives of the students I will be teaching. Mike Moroni ’14