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Physical Education

Dakota State University

48 months
11812 USD/year
11812 USD/year
8742 USD/year
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With the Physical Education program at the Dakota State University, you will motivate, encourage, and inspire students to achieve their fullest fitness potential. As a role model, you will help your future students learn lifelong skills such as leadership, sportsmanship, collaboration, patience, and cooperation. 


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the BSEd degree in Physical Education, students at the Dakota State University will:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of content and pedagogy knowledge
  • Demonstrate instructional design principles by planning and preparing effective lessons and learning activities for all learners
  • Engage students by delivery of effective lessons and learning activities, and ensure assessment is fully aligned with the instructional outcomes in both content and process
  • Create a safe and respectful learning environment with an awareness of developmental levels and needs of learners
  • Integrate technology into lessons to create interest and communicate knowledge
  • Demonstrate professional dispositions of effective teachers to positively impact student learning while contributing to the well-being of their district

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Concepts 
  • ATOD Prevention Education
  • Stress Management
  • Exercise Science / Physical Education
  • Foundations of HPER 
  • Fundamentals of Elementary PE 
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Science 
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 
  • Skills Concepts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to demonstrate your academic ability to meet the academic challenges at DSU, you’ll need to meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Maintain an above-average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" (2.60 on a 4.00 GPA scale)
  • Be in the top 60% of your class 
  • Get an ACT composite score of 18 or above, or get an SAT score of 950 or above with subscores of at least 480 on the Math and 450 on the Critical Reading

Submit original academic transcripts

  • Your academic transcripts need to be originals or official certified true copies. If your transcripts are not in English, certified true translations must be attached.

Be proficient in English

  • If you’re not a native speaker of English, you must demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11812 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5906 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    11812 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5906 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4371 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Madison

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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