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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 program in the nation. Always dreamed of educating students but in an active way? At Suny 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 leads to New York state certification to teach physical education to grades K-12.

Upon successful completion of this Physical Education program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Identify and apply discipline-specific scientific and theoretical concepts critical to the development of physically educated individuals.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate competent movement performance and health enhancing levels of fitness as delineated in the NASPE K-12 Standards.
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate learning experiences aligned with local, state and national standards to address the diverse needs of all students.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and pedagogical skills and strategies to enhance student engagement and learning.
  • Apply assessments and reflection to foster student learning and inform instructional decisions.
  • Demonstrate dispositions essential to becoming effective professionals.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 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 
  • Student Teaching Seminar in Physical Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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