This program is designed for persons who have a bachelor’s degree and wish to be licensed as a teacher of physical education (Grades 5-12). Students who successfully complete the curriculum below are eligible to apply for initial licensure.
For information regarding application procedures and admission standards, students should consult the Admission-Graduate section of this catalog. Students seeking initial licensure should consult the section of this catalog titled Educator Preparation and Licensure Policies and Procedures for professional education admission and retention information and important institutional deadlines.
A minimum 2.8 GPA
Three appropriate letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should be an academic reference from a professor.
A qualifying score on the Communication and Literacy Skills portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL)
Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work
Program of Study
Required courses (26 credits)
Students must complete the following courses or the equivalent: