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Adapted Physical Education

Program Summary

The Master of Science in Education degree in adapted physical education is designed for physical education teachers to learn the skills needed to deliver individualized and inclusive programs for children and young adults with special needs. This program prepares you to teach, assess students and develop programs for individualized educational programs as well as overall program development related to adapted or special physical education.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Kinesiology and Physical Education

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Adapted Physical Education

Program Prerequisites: Applicant is expected to have a baccalaureate degree which included courses in kinesiology, physical education, health, recreation, dance, or equivalent courses.

Program Requires GRE: No.

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 June 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 April 1

For More Information

Kinesiology and Physical Education
Anderson Hall 221
Program website
knpemsed@niu.edu
815-753-1407

Director of Graduate Studies:
Steven Howell
showell2@niu.edu

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