Physical Education, MA Ed (Pedagogy)
Master of Arts in Education Degree in Physical Education Master Teacher with an Emphasis in Pedagogy
Why Pursue This Program
The Physical Education Master Teacher, MA Ed with an emphasis in Pedagogy program is a 36-credit-hour program that gives individuals in this profession an opportunity to expand their knowledge of pedagogical practice. Through coursework, students are able to broaden their skill-set in instructional delivery. Students will also gain the ability to gather and interpret data to assess student learning in order to revise or design curriculum.
Two tracks are available in the Physical Education Master Teacher, MA Ed program:
- The pedagogy emphasis provides advanced knowledge in the instruction of physical education in elementary and post-secondary schools.
- The special populations emphasis provides advanced knowledge in physical education for students with disabilities and leads to an endorsement in Adapted Physical Education issued by the Nebraska Department of Education.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.