The Physical Education Teaching is a
practitioner-oriented program for professionals seeking additional expertise in
physical education teaching. Emphasis is placed on current national trends and
issues throughout the curriculum.
The program offers emphases in Adventure Education and Adapted Physical Education Teaching.
Students can also choose not to have an
- The Adventure Education emphasis is designed
as a practitioner-oriented program for physical educators seeking specific
expertise in the area of adventure/outdoor pursuits. Assistantships available
for Adventure Graduate Students.
- The Adapted Physical Education emphasis is
designed for educators interested in teaching, leadership, and supervisory
roles in adapted physical education
Students may select a thesis or non-thesis option. The thesis
option includes courses in research methods and statistics and a six-credit
thesis project. The non-thesis option requires a research method and an
assessment courses. Students choosing the non-thesis option must also
successfully complete a project.
Assistantships are available for
qualified students to teach physical education in area schools, in basic
physical activity courses at UWL, and for students interested in pursuing
Waivers: There are limited waivers for out of state students.
These waivers are awarded off set out of state tuition.
Dr. Jooyeon Jin is the director for the Physical
Education Teaching program. Dr. Garth Tymeson coordinates the Adapted
Physical Education emphasis and Dr. Matt Maurer coordinates the Adventure
Physical Education Teaching Graduates are Prepared to:
Physical Education Teaching Graduates Are Employed As:
Rolling admissions in this program.