The online Master of Arts in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Physical Education program is for students with a background in physical education or coaching who wish to enhance competencies in teaching, coaching, consulting, or program administration. The curriculum covers professional standards needed to identify and develop effective, developmentally appropriate, and standards-based lesson plans, while also engaging in reflective practices to improve instructional effectiveness. Students also may use and develop a variety of standards-based assessment tools and techniques, learn how to statistically analyze results for program improvements, and learn how to design content and grade-specific standards-based curricula.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Fresno Pacific University is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a BA/BS degree in kinesiology or related area.
- Applicants should have four years of full-time physical education teaching and/or coaching experience or 8 years of part-time physical education teaching and/or coaching experience.