Physical Education Concentration, Educational Leadership (MA or MEd)

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Social and Cultural Foundations Courses: 12 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
SCG 401ADVANCED LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT4
SCG 408EDUCATION AND SOCIETY4
SCG 410INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH: PURPOSES, ISSUES, AND METHODOLOGIES4

Physical Education Courses: 16 quarter hours, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
PE 450PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT BEHAVIOR AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE 14
PE 460ETHICS AND DIVERSITY IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION4
PE 435ADVANCED CARE OF THE ATHLETE4
Select one of the following:4
ADVANCED HEALTH AND SCIENCE CONCEPTS IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION

Educational Leadership Core Courses: 16 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
A&S 491EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP OF SCHOOLS4
A&S 495SCHOOL LAW4
A&S 496STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS4
A&S 498INSTRUCTIONAL SUPERVISION AND SUPPORT4

Elective Requirement: 4 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select one of the following:4
DATA DRIVEN DECISION MAKING
SERVICE LEARNING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
WORKSHOP IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
FACILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION
LEGAL ISSUES IN SPORT, FITNESS AND RECREATION
FINANCE AND REVENUE GENERATION IN SPORT AND FITNESS

Choose One: Thesis (MA) or Paper (MEd) or Capstone (MEd)

Master of Arts (MA) Degree Requirements: 4 quarter hours, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
A&S 599THESIS SEMINAR IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP4

The Master’s Thesis is completed in conjunction with faculty advisement. Preparation for the writing of the Thesis should begin well in advance of the completion of coursework. Oral examination on Thesis required. Consult the MA Thesis Handbook for additional information.

Master of Education (MEd) Degree Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Paper Option:
A&S 606REVIEW OF LITERATURE0
A&S 607INTEGRATIVE PAPER0
Capstone Option:
A&S 608CAPSTONE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP4

Review of Literature and Integrative Paper or Capstone project completed in conjunction with faculty advisement.

Students who complete A&S 608 in replacement of A&S 606 and A&S 607 will complete an additional 4 quarter hours and will complete a total of 52 quarter hours for the MEd degree.

Note: For other requirements please view the Degree Requirements section.