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Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Physical Education

Develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs.

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.

The Physical Education program is ranked in the top 10% of all Physical Education programs in the United States and in the top 3 in New York State by College Factual.

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate programs include a Minor in Physical Education and BS in Physical Education.

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Graduate Programs

Graduate programs include a MA in Physical Education and Advanced Certificate Program.

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4+1: BS in Physical Education/MA in Health Education

Adelphi’s 4+1 pathway is the perfect option for aspiring educators who want a clear, efficient and affordable path to certification.

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Adelphi University's weightlifting room

 

For further information, please contact:

Department of Health and Sport Sciences
Woodruff Hall
p – 516.877.4260

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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