Program of Study
Physical Education Undergraduate Program
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology/Physical Education Teaching Certification
All students enrolled in the program can elect to get a four-year Bachelor of Science degree with a certification in Physical Education. Students interested in a four-year undergraduate program are encouraged to consider this option, as a teaching certificate can be a tremendous career asset. By completing the required coursework and student teaching, students can become certified as teachers for K-12 physical education.
Physical Education Undergraduate/Graduate 5-Year Program
Master’s in Education with Teaching Certification in Physical Education and Health (Dual certification)
Students enrolled in the five-year option complete their undergraduate degree in Physical Education and apply to the Graduate School in Education for the fifth year. Completing this yearlong internship and credit requirements, enables students to graduate with a Master’s in Education and a dual teaching certification in Physical Education and Health. This unique program is an excellent opportunity for qualified students to teach in two subject areas. For more information, contact Steven.Wright@unh.edu.
The Coaching Minor is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide students interested in coaching at the youth, high school or college levels with basic knowledge and skills necessary for competence in coaching. The minor consists of courses offered by several options within the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and Policy. The proposed coursework lays a theoretical and practical framework for students interested in coaching. Click here for more information.
Adapted Physical Education Certificate
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire now offers a graduate certificate in Adapted Physical Education. The intent of this certificate is to better prepare teachers to enhance their overall knowledge of students with disabilities in general and adapted physical education settings. This is accomplished through coursework and guided practicum experiences that address the instructional and programmatic needs of students with disabilities.
Requirements: Students must hold a baccalaureate degree by an accredited college or university and have a valid New Hampshire physical education teaching license or be enrolled in the Masters in Education program at the University of New Hampshire and complete 15 credit hours of specified coursework. A minimum 15 graduate credits are required for the certificate. For more information, click here or contact Michelle Grenier at 603-862-1835 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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