Master of Arts in Physical Education (MA) - Thesis option

Master of Arts in Physical Education
The MA in Physical Education program focuses on curriculum development or instructional strategies.

Overview

This degree provides the students with the opportunity to develop a program with a specific focus on curriculum development or instructional strategies. Course work provides the knowledge and skills to complete a required thesis, which is subject to an oral examination. Typical program length is 2 – 2 ½ years.

Program Requirements: Total = 18 units

Program components Units
Research methods course (EPHE 573) 3.0
Coursework within EPHE (two courses from the list of 580 courses below) 3.0
EPHE 580 Physiological Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)  
EPHE 581 Psychological Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)
EPHE 582 Neuroscience in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)  
EPHE 583 Issues in Health Promotion and Wellness (1.5)  
EPHE 584 Pedagogical Issues in Physical Activity and Health (1.5)  
Attendance at the School Research Seminar (EPHE 500)   0.0
Complementary course(s) in research techniques 1.5-3.0
Electives*: Complete 2 – 4 electives to support your program of study 3.0-6.0
Thesis: All MAPE students complete a thesis (EPHE 599) 4.5-6.0

*Electives may be chosen from courses in the School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education, including Directed Studies or Special Topic courses, or other departments, to increase the knowledge base in your area of interest.