Graduate Physical Education P-12 Teacher Certification Program

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Graduate Physical Education P-12 Teacher Certification

The Physical Education (P-12) Program is a teacher certification program designed to prepare the student to teach Physical Education in the school. Satisfactory completion of program requirements leads to a Master of Education Degree with eligibility for a Class A Teaching Certificate awarded by the Alabama State Department of Education. The program is 30 credit hours.

Program of Study

The program is approved by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The program includes a variety of courses intended to improve the knowledge and skills of physical education teachers. The program of study also provides course work and experiences that introduce and advance student participation in basic research related to the field of physical education.


Who Should Apply

If you already possess a Class B teaching certificate or the equivalent in physical education and want to further your education, then consider pursuing the Physical Education (P-12) Master of Education degree at the University of South Alabama.


Physical Education Facilities

The Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Classrooms and Computer Lab are equipped with Smart Board® technology, projectors, and PCs with internet access. Other facilities include a weight-room, two gymnasiums, dance and martial arts studios, and instructional and research laboratories.