Students learn to use exercise, sport, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students gain the skills necessary to work with individuals and diverse groups in a variety of settings such as schools, community health centers, hospitals, recreation centers, and the workplace.
Students may specialize as coaches, teachers, or adapted physical educators. A teaching practicum and field experience are required.
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This certificate program requires 15 credits beyond the master’s degree. Six credits must be in approved advanced courses.