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 than 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 Deadline

April 15

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

Required Courses
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 6411Human Movement Applications3
KSPE 6700Elementary Physical Education Methods and Content3
KSPE 6710Middle Grades & Secondary Physical Education Health Methods & Content3
KSPE 6911Diversity in Sport and Physical Education3
KSPE 6790Internship/Clinical Practice in Teaching5
or KSPE 6890 Internship in Health and Physical Education
KSPE 6800Internship/Clinical Practice Seminar in Health and Physical Education1
or KSPE 6900 Internship Seminar in Health and Physical Education
Total Hours36

Note: Students must hold a Pre-Service Certificate or other approved certificate as well as professional liability insurance prior to progressing into their second semester of the program.