Admission to the Program

Prior to admission to any graduate program at Valdosta State University, applicants must first submit a completed application to the Graduate School. A completed application packet includes official transcripts from all institutions previously attended, completed application form, fee, and any additional program requirements submitted by the admission deadline. Students will be eligible to enroll with a completed degree from an accredited program and a 2.75 GPA. To be considered for the preferred term, all required materials must be received by the Graduate School no later that the close of business on the deadline. It is the responsibility of the applicant to allow adequate time for document submission and to ensure receipt of documents.

Admission Deadlines

Fall Deadline:  July 15

Spring Deadline:  November 15

Summer Deadline:  March 15

Requirements for the M.A.T. in Education with a Concentration in Health and Physical Education

Required Courses
KSPE 2999Entry to the Education Profession0
KSPE 2150First Aid - CPR2
KSPE 1011Personal Fitness1
KSPE 6101Foundations and Technology in Health and Physical Education3
KSPE 6150Applied Sports Science3
KSPE 6200Nutrition for Health and Human Performance3
KSPE 6220Management of Physical Education Programs3
KSPE 6301Contemporary and Comprehensive Health Issues3
KSPE 6401Instructional Planning and Evaluation3
KSPE 6700Elementary Physical Education Methods and Content3
KSPE 6710Middle Grades & Secondary Physical Education Health Methods & Content3
KSPE 6911Diversity in Sport and Physical Education3
KSPE 6790Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education5
or KSPE 6890 Internship in Health and Physical Education
KSPE 6800Student Teaching Seminar in Health and Physical Education1
or KSPE 6900 Internship Seminar in Health and Physical Education
Total Hours36