Physical Education Teacher Education

Graduate Certificate

This graduate certificate program provides the professional who already holds licensure in physical education with additional knowledge to further their abilities as a current teacher and expand on their education. Teachers may also use credits earned for teaching contract lane changes. The graduate certificate program occurs over two consecutive summers, in which learners take nine credits of coursework each summer.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Course work is delivered 100% online.
  • Course work supports the connection of theory to practice through the application in lessons, curriculum, and assessments with your PK-12 students.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Resume

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Summer Start, Rolling

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE COORDINATOR CONTACT

Ben Schwamberger, ben.schwamberger@mnsu.edu, 507-389-5570

Program Requirements

COURSES/ROTATION

Summer Session 1

Credits

Summer Session 2

Credits

HP 617: Models and Instructional Strategies in Physical Education

3

HP 608 Curriculum Design in Physical Education

3

HP 647: Fitness Education

3

HP 627: Systematic Observation in Physical Education

3

HP 668: Applications in Physical Education

3

HP 658: Authentic Assessment in Physical Education

3