The M.Ed. Adapted Physical Education (APE) degree program is dedicated to the advanced preparation of physical educators. The program enhances educators’ ability to teach students with various disabilities and serve the local community with inclusion programs. In addition, the curriculum prepares educators to be able to modify, adapt, administer basic APE assessment tools, and the development of sport programs. The curriculum consists of 36 hours of adapted physical education course and core classes.
Is this program for you?
Curriculum & Instruction is for you, if:
- You are currently a physical education teacher and wants to learn more about how you can better meet the needs of your students with special needs.
- You can talk with other professionals in adapted physical education
- You want practical experiences that are varied, depending upon your past experiences and desired goals.
- You want to be taught by dedicated faculty in a supportive environment.
Where can you take courses for this program?
Graduate classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid, (combination of face-to-face and online) and online formats. Online classes have no face-to-face meetings, but may meet for synchronous classes sessions throughout a given semester or term. While not all courses are available online, many can be found in hybrid formats. Classes for the M.Ed. core and professional courses required for the M.Ed. Adapted Physical Education K-12 program are offered at all program locations; a number are also available online. Elective hours are based on your interests and may be taken at various locations.