Physical Education

Master of Education

DescriptionDegree OptionsAdmissions Requirements
PSU’s Master of Education (MEd) in Physical Education serves professionals who seek to further their careers in such fields as sports facility management, adventure education programs at resorts, private clubs and camps, coaching, and directing athletic or recreation programs.

Our Adventure Education concentration is offered through partnerships with Project Adventure and High 5 Adventure Learning Center, two leading providers of professional training in adventure education. Through multi-day workshops, guided projects and other customized learning experiences, you will choose 19 credits of specialization component coursework that are taken directly through either Project Adventure or High 5. The master’s core courses and capstone completed directly through PSU are delivered online.

The Athletic Administration concentration is for students seeking career opportunities within the professional and collegiate sport industry. Occupational paths for athletic administration graduates include sport facility and arena management; professional sport organizations; managerial positions at sporting goods companies; management of resorts, private clubs, and camps; and managerial jobs in governmental agencies and sport marketing organizations.

Students can complete the 33-36 credit MEd in Physical Education program by choosing from the following concentrations

Adventure Education
Athletic Administration
Admissions requirements for MEd in Physical Education requires the following materials to be submitted through our online application

  • 3.0 or better in undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts from any/all college level work
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of interest
  • NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
  • $75 application fee

Adventure Ed Course Offerings 2018
This course planning matrix hows a tentative schedule of when Adventure Education classes will be offered. Please note this is subject to change.

Athletic Administration Course Offerings 2018
This course planning matrix shows a tentative schedule of when Athletic Administration classes will be offered. Please note this is subject to change.