Auburn University at Montgomery offers an Educational Specialist in Physical Education program. The online physical education degree is for educators who seek a career teaching physical education in PreK-12 settings.
The coursework covers physical education methods at both an elementary and advanced level, nutrition, psychology of coaching, advanced motor development, and others. The curriculum prepares you to meet the needs of diverse populations physically, culturally, and academically.
Graduates continue on to enter the emerging fields of:
- Human performance
- Pre-physical therapy
- Corporate fitness
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Auburn University at Montgomery is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)
- Must have a valid master's-level professional educator certificate in the similar teaching field.
- Must have a professional educator certificate from Alabama or ability to obtain.