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Physical Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cortland, NY, United States
Join our winning team by becoming a part of one of the best and most highly regarded physical education programs in the nation. Always dreamed of educating students but in an active way? At Cortland, you will integrate physical education theory with hands-on practice, utilizing a range of teaching styles and instructional strategies. 
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Overview

This major in the Physical Education Department prepares students to become physical education teachers in grades K-12. Concentrations in adapted physical education and outdoor adventure education are available to interested students.

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Education in Physical Education and satisfactory performance on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, students may apply for initial New York state teaching certification in the field of physical education.

Career Potential

  • K-12 physical education teacher
  • Adapted physical education teacher
  • Adapted physical education specialist for hospitals, children’s centers and community- based programs
  • Educator at an outdoor center
What Will You Learn?
  • Leadership and practical skills needed to effectively implement physical education curriculum in schools
  • Effective teaching, curriculum and assessment practices
  • A broad spectrum of fitness, sports and lifelong physical activities
  • Certification to coach interscholastic sports

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Movement Education
  • The Physical Education Curriculum: Planning and Practice
  • Adapted Physical Education and Sport
  • Pre-Student Teaching Conference in Physical Education 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Complete the FSA-2, Autobiographical Essay
  • Submit official transcripts from your secondary school
  • Submit a photocopy of the information page from your current passport
  • Submit documentation of English proficiency if English is not your native language.  
  • Complete the FSA-4, International Student Financial Statement
  • Submit the required verification documents to support the financial statement
  • Submit the SUNY Cortland I-20 Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

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