Description of the Program

This program is intended for individuals with at least a bachelor's degree who intend to become a physical education (P-12). The program leads to the completion of the graduate degree but also fulfills the requirements for an Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Alternative-A Teaching Certificate in Physical Education (P-12). 

Admission Requirements

  1. Unconditional admission to UAH and major department (if applicable)
  2. Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher
  3. Passing score on required Praxis II Content Area Exam
  4. Program of Study (POS) on file in Education 

Program Requirements

Professional Studies
ED 501INTRO TO EDUCATION0
ED 607EDU LEADER AS EVALUATOR3
ED 593ED EXCEPT CHILD & YOUTH3
ED 604CONTRIBUTION PSY TO EDUC3
ED 609CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 608EXPAND RDG ABIL CONT AREA INST3
ED 520COMPUTER BASED INSTRUCT'L TECH3
Teaching Field
KIN 540SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH (Teaching Field)3
KIN 570ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 621INST APPR TO SPT PED3
KIN 655MOTOR LEARNING3
KIN 662ELEM PE METHODS3
KIN 665METHODS TEACHG PHYS EDUC SEC3
Internship
ED 696P-12 INTERNSHIP3-6
Students are required to complete 200 hours of field experiences throughout the program before their internship.
Total Semester Hours42-45