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M.Ed. Degree with a Major in Health and Physical Education

  • Total Credit Hours: 33
  • Degree Format: Online

About this field

The Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) with a Major in Health and Physical Education prepares students to teach health and physical education from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Completion of the M.Ed program meets GaPSC standards for a T-5 certification. Candidates must currently hold a valid teaching certificate to enroll in the M.Ed. 

The Valdosta State Difference

This fully online program offers the flexibility for working professionals to earn an advance degree and certification upgrade. Job embedded coursework allows students to authentically implement best practices immediately in their classrooms. 

What You'll Learn

Program candidates will engage in health and physical education advanced pedagogy.  Using foundational knowledge, students will deepen their understanding of research in the field of health and physical education, along with learning innovative practices in fitness and health.  Students will complete a comprehensive capstone course to support and reflect on program outcomes.  

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Program Coordinator

Dr. Han Chen
Email: hanchen@valdosta.edu
Phone: 229-249-4921


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