Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sports Management involves educators working in tandem to lead, instruct and mentor groups of students. The Kinesiology Department within the AUM College of Education offers master’s degree programs with each of these areas. The traditional master’s program is for those who already hold a valid Alabama Class B Professional Educator Certificate.
An Alternative Master’s is also available for those who have not earned an undergraduate education degree or teacher certification.
The Education Specialist program uses a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments.
Courses are enhanced with a technology focus on the latest evidence-based teaching and learning strategies as well as assist the candidate in developing his/her professional identity and professional practice as an educator.
The Physical Education Teacher Certification program prepares candidates to teach physical education in a P-12 setting. Candidates must meet AUM and Alabama Department of Education teacher certification requirements.
Traditional Master’s in Physical Education Plan of Study
Candidates must meet AUM and Alabama Department of Education teacher certification requirements. This program is designed for students who have not earned an undergraduate education degree or teacher certification.
Alternative Physical Education Plan of Study
The Kinesiology department within the AUM College of Education offers a post-graduate certificate program, Education Specialist, in Physical Education. This program prepares candidates to teach physical education in a P-12 setting. Candidates must meet Auburn University at Montgomery and Alabama Department of Education teacher certification requirements.
The online courses in this program use a blend of technology and media to support candidates in a variety of learning environments.
Education Specialist Physical Education Plan of Study
The Department of Kinesiology offers a graduate program in Sport Management. Teacher certification is included in this program.
This program prepares students to enter the professional and/or amateur sport arena or to enhance their content knowledge to further their sport-related careers. An internship is required.
Graduates from this area of study could choose career paths in developed and emerging fields including:
Traditional Master’s Sport Management Plan of Study
Traditional Master’s Plan Sport Management Non-Certification Plan of Study
The dynamic and exciting Exercise Science master’s program is an educationally recognized program (ERP) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for its outstanding curriculum leading to careers in athletic strength conditioning. The Kinesiology Department houses two state-of-the-art Human Performance Laboratories that feature house metabolic cart systems, body composition technology, an endless pool and electromyography to study muscle physiology first-hand. An internship is required.
Master’s in Exercise Science Plan of Study
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