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Certificate, Physical Education (Masters)

Physical education teacher with children

Prepare for a career in physical education

Following successful completion of the Physical Education Master's Certification Program (PE-MCERT), students will receive both a Master's Degree (M.Ed.) and Maryland Specialist Certification in K-12 Physical Education. 

Perfect for...

  • Individuals who aim to become K-12 physical education teachers
  • individuals who want to receive instruction from high-caliber faculty¬†and explore in-depth opportunities to connect content and pedagogy.

Career Paths

  • K-12 physical education teacher

Program Overview

The Physical Education Master's Certification Program (PE-MCERT) is a 13-month intensive graduate-level teacher preparation program. Students complete 30 credits of graduate course work and a 12-credit internship. The program is a collaborative effort between the Department of Kinesiology in the School of Public Health and the College of Education.