Master of Arts in Teaching in Education / Health & Physical Education
Valdosta State University

Program Details

Valdosta University offers an online Master of Arts in Teaching in Education with a specialization in Health and Physical Education. The program helps teachers of students in all grades understand the health benefits of physical activity. The curriculum teaches on methods and ways to enhance their students' physical activity for great health.


  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) or combined undergraduate and graduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE or MAT Official Score Report (if not meeting the 2.75 GPA requirement)
  • Must have a competitive score on either the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
  • Submit passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or exempt by acceptable SAT, ACT, or GRE scores:
    • SAT score of 1000 or greater
    • ACT score of 43 or greater
    • GRE score of 297 Verbal and Quantitative (or 1030 or higher if taken before August 1, 2011)
  • Two recommendations from professionals familiar with the candidate's professional or academic background
  • Personal statement no longer than 300 words

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges