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Physical Education

The Physical Education program has received national recognition from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education/American Alliance for Health, Physical  Education, Recreation, and Dance(NASPE/AAHPERD).

Please contact Dr. Rhonda Clements at 323-5327 or for more information or to register for classes.

The Master of Arts in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Program is designed to increase the candidate's understanding of the theories, teaching practices, and 
curriculum development process for increased physical activity in preschool through grade twelve. Emphasis is placed on the individual's ability to effectively implement movement, motor, rhythm, and advanced sport
skills, by using a variety of instructional strategies and curriculum approaches.

Individuals will also acquire the knowledge to assess lesson, program, and curriculum outcomes to better meet the varying needs and interests of each student, with sensitivity to racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, physical disabilities, and gender differences. All lectures and field assignments are designed in alignment with the New York State Learning Standards in Schools, and the National Standards for Physical Education.  Upon graduating from the program the candidate will be certified to teach K-12 physical education in New York State.

Admission to the Masters of Arts in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy is based on a comprehensive review of multiple criteria, including the following:

  • Interview with the Program Director (914-323-5327)
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Also Available:


18-Credit Health Advanced Certificate Program

Ask about our 20% discount for graduates of our MAT in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy program who enroll in this program of advanced study.

12-Credit Physical Education Administration Program


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