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Admission Requirements—Teacher Education

To be admitted to the Master of Education in Health and Physical Education program, the applicant must have completed requirements for a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and must fulfill the general requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research for a master’s degree.

Selection of students will be through a screening process conducted by the Graduate Pedagogy Committee of the department. Other admission requirements to be admitted to the MEd in Health and Physical Education program include:

  • Completion of undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Current and acceptable Act 34 and 151 clearances
  • Completion of TB test
  • Current CPR Instructor Certificate
  • Completion of Aquatics Course or approved certification program
  • Completion of the following courses or approved course substitution:
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Biomechanics and Kinesiology
    • 6 credits of mathematics
    • 3 credits of English composition
    • 3 credits of English Literature

For more specific information related to the application process, visit the website of the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Graduate students may be eligible to finance their education through student loan programs, the Federal Work Study Program, state university employment, and/or graduate assistantships. For more information, please visit Financing Your Education.

  • Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science Department
  • Zink Hall, Room 225
    1190 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2771
  • Fax: 724-357-3777
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.