Master of Science in Education in Physical Education / Leadership
SUNY Cortland

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Education in Physical Education Leadership program is designed for those with physical education certification who wish to pursue leadership positions in their schools or districts.  The curriculum provides the skills needed to develop curriculums and track the effectiveness of a school’s teachers and programming, preparing educators to improve current programs, make the case for additional resources, and work to advance legislation that can enhance physical education throughout the state.  Graduates will have the opportunity to advance their schools’ goals for physical literacy, improving fitness, promoting excellent health, and building competitive athletic teams within their student bodies.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

SUNY Cortland is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Documentation of initial certification in physical education
  • On-campus two-week summer residency required