Your Federal Quarterly Tax Payments are due April 15th Get Help Now >>




           School of Education • Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

           Degrees Available at SIUE
           Master of Science in Education - No teacher certification

           The Masters of Science in Education program consists of 30 semester
           hours beyond a bachelor’s degree. Graduate students have the option
           to complete the program through the established cohort model
           (lasting 13 months) or complete coursework on a schedule that is
           personally appropriate.
           The Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy program offers a
           unique experience characterized by the integration of theory and
           practice, a commitment to recruiting a diverse and academically
           talented candidate pool, and direct guidance by faculty members
           with expertise in respective areas within Physical Education Teacher
           Education. Through this program, experienced physical education
           teachers will have the opportunity to develop their ability to be a
           reflective practitioner as well as their appreciation for the connection
           between research and quality physical education.

           Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy at SIUE
           The program is delivered through distance education modalities with
           primary emphasis on online technologies. Courses typically involve                Faculty
           a combination of online and face-to-face meetings that are dependent              David Cluphf, Ed.D.,
           upon enrollment and educational context. Faculty members facilitate               1999, West Virginia University
           the consumption of research in Physical Education Teacher Education
                                                                                             Jennifer Gapin, Ph.D.,
           and its application to practice, through the use of Blackboard and
                                                                                             2009, University of North Carolina Greensboro
           discussion board participation, as well as contextually relevant
           reflective activities.                                                            Dayna Henry, Ph.D.,
                                                                                             2010, Indiana University
           How to Apply                                                                      Jeff Herrick, Ph.D.,
           The general requirements for admission and retention for this                     2009, Virginia Commonwealth University
           program are the same as for the Graduate School.                                  Erik Kirk, Ph.D.,
                                                                             Continued ...
                                                                                             2004, University of Kansas
                                                                                             Nicole Klein, Ph.D.,
                                                                                             1995, University of Texas at Austin
                                                                                             Curt Lox (Chair), Ph.D.,
                                                                                             1994, University of Illinois
                                                                                             Bryan Smith, Ph.D.,
                                                                                             2002, University of Missouri, Columbia
                                                                                             Joshua Wooten, Ph.D.,
                                                                                             2008, Texas Woman’s University
                                                                                             Huaibo Xin, DrPH,
                                                                                             2011, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

                                                                                               S c h o ol of E d u c at i on
Curriculum                                               Admission Requirements
Semester 1 (Summer)                                      Selection for admission is determined by the graduate faculty
                                                         in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education.
KIN 521 Analysis of Research in Physical Education 3.0
                                                         In addition to Graduate School admission standards, the
KIN 522 Analysis of Teaching in Sport                    student’s grade point average and course work content from
         and Physical Education                    3.0   previous professional preparation will be used to determine
KIN 523 Curriculum in Physical Education           3.0   qualifications for entrance into the program. Admission to the
                                                         program will be limited to 20 students per year. Preference
Semester 2 (Fall)
                                                         will be given to applicants who have an undergraduate grade
KIN 527a Individual Research in Physical Education 3.0   point average of at least 2.75 (A=4.0) and hold a valid Teacher
ELECTIVE COURSE                                    3.0   Certification. In addition, only courses in which the student
                                                         earned a grade of “B” or better will be considered for transfer
Semester 3 (Spring)
KIN 527b Individual Research in Physical Education 3.0
                                                         Admission may be granted to applicants who have a
ELECTIVE COURSE                                    3.0   bachelor’s degree and meet the aforementioned criteria,
                                                         although any prerequisites necessary to study in a particular
Semester 4 (Summer)                                      emphasis are at the discretion of the program adviser.
KIN 550 Special Topics in Physical Education      3.0
                                                         Exit Requirements
KIN 524 Assessment in Physical Education          3.0    Students selecting the non-thesis track must demonstrate
KIN 526 Diversity in Physical Education           3.0    competence in the content comprising the major (kinesiology
                                                         and area of emphasis) by passing a written comprehensive
                                                         examination. Students who elect to prepare a thesis must present
                                                         an oral defense of the thesis.
                                                         Application Deadline
                                                         The deadline is approximately one month before the start of
                                                         classes (Definite dates are on the application itself).
                                                         Kinesiology and Health Education Programs at SIUE
                                                         Undergraduate Programs
                                                         • Health Education
                                                         • Exercise Science
                                                         • Physical Education
                                                         Graduate Programs
                                                         • Exercise Physiology
                                                         • Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
                                                         • Sport and Exercise Behavior
                                                         Contact Info
                                                         Dr. Dave Cluphf
                                                         Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
                                                         Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
                                                         Campus Box 1126
                                                         Edwardsville, IL 62026-1126

081111    PhysEd/Pedagogy-Grad                                                                            

To top