Sep 26, 2023  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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Physical Education (PreK-8) (Initial Licensure), Postbaccalaureate Licensure

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Department: Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies 

This program is designed for persons who have a bachelor’s degree and wish to be licensed as a teacher of physical education (PreK-8). 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 Educator Preparation and Licensure Policies and Procedures  section of this catalog for professional education admission and retention information and important institutional deadlines.

Admission Requirements

  • 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

Course Requirements

Total minimum credits: 70

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