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PETE Program
Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 885-7921
Fax: (208) 885-5929

Mailing Address:
College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

M.Ed PE options

  • Option 1 | M.Ed. in Physical Activity Pedagogy (Coursework delivered all online)

    Coursework is delivered all online:

    Provides certified teachers an opportunity to continue their education in the study of physical activity pedagogy. Students can enter fall, spring or summer semester for this one year program. Students need to have completed certification in teaching physical education. You will take coursework in advanced physical activity pedagogy. This interludes coursework in physical activity pedagogy such as curriculum and program development, health promotion, principles of behavior change, assessment of physical activity, contemporary issues in physical activity and health as well as coursework in education such as model of teaching and schools in context. In addition, students can continue coursework into a doctorate in sport pedagogy and character education.

    Curriculum and Sequencing:

    Summer I
    ED 574
    Introduction to Qualitative Research OR
    3 cr
    ED 571
    Introduction to Quantitative Research 3 cr
    PEP 522  Pedagogy Applied to HPERD 3 cr 
    Fall
     H&S 490
    Health Promotion
    3 cr
     H&S 535
    Principles of Behavior Change
    3 cr
     Elective
    Chosen from Movement Sciences or Education
     3 cr


    Spring
    PEP 523
    Assessment in Physical Activity
    3 cr
    Elective
    Chosen from Movement Sciences or Education
    3 cr

    Summer II
    PEP 544 Program Development in HPERD
    3 cr
    PEP 502
    Directed Study-Columinating Project 3 cr
  • Option 2 | Graduate Degree + Certification in Physical Education

    This option provides applicants with an undergraduate degree an opportunity to get a graduate degree plus teacher certification in physical education. 

    You will take coursework in advanced physical activity pedagogy and research. In addition, you will take coursework related to certification in physical education. This includes movement, physical activity and foundation courses, and after acceptance into teacher education, you will take pedagogy courses in physical education and education culminating in a semester long internship Students often take additional coursework (approx. 21 cr) to attain certification in health also.

    The following provides a possible program of study (students often transfer previous coursework related to the movement, physical activity and foundation courses):

    Certification Coursework Only
    Movement, Skill and Foundation courses (min. 4 credit related to experience)
    Skill analysis courses in 1 individual sport, 1 team sport, 1 dance activity and 1 outdoor activity
    MvSc 201
    Physical Activity, Wellness & Behavior Change
    3 cr
    PEP 360
    Motor Development and Control
    3 cr
    PEP 380
    Physical Activity Pedagogy Assessment & Research
    3 cr
    PEP 418 or 300
    Ex. Physiology or Biomechanics
    3 cr
    PEP 560  Sport Psychology  3 cr 
    H&S 288
    First Aid & CPR or current certification
    3 cr
    H&S 245 Introduction to Athletic Injuries 3 cr 

    Secondary Methods in Physical Activity
    Graduate and Certification Coursework
    PEP 412
    Elementary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy
    3 cr
    PEP 421
    Secondary Methods in Physical Activity Pedagogy
    3 cr
    PEP 424
    Adapted Methods in Physical Activity
    3 cr
    PEP 440
    Curriculum & Administration in Physical Activity Pedagogy
    1 cr
    H&S 523
    Health Methods
    3 cr
     
    Education Courses
    EDCI 201 Schools in Context 3 cr 
    EDCI 301
    Advanced Educational Psychology 3 cr
    EDCI 453
    Phonics, Phonological Awareness, Fluency & Assessment
    1 cr
    EDCI 523
    Reading in the Content Area
    3 cr

    Advanced Pedagogy Coursework
    ED 571 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Research 3 cr
    OR

    ED 574
    Introduction to Qualitative Research
    3 cr
    PEP 502 Directed Study 3 cr
    PEP 523 Assessment in Physical Activity
    3 cr
    PEP 544 Program Development in HPERD 3 cr