Make a difference in the lives of children with and without disabilities by maximizing physical, intellectual and emotional development in general physical education settings.
Designed for busy professionals as an avenue to adapted physical educator certification/credentials (requirements vary by state), you'll learn to support individualized education plans through universally designed curricular strategies from a developmental perspective and feel confident teaching students of varying abilities.
For Busy Schedules
Complete this 100 percent online degree, designed for working educators, on your time and in one to two years.
Special Tuition Rates
Pay reduced tuition rates if you are a certified South Carolina teacher; out-of-state students pay regular in-state tuition rates.
Qualify to seek the Certified adapted physical educator credential, certificate or endorsement in some states.
Grow Your Goals
Pursue a degree designed for in-service educators in physical education, special education, recreation and therapies.
What You’ll Study
Complete courses in universal design for learning in physical education, and develop a command of the subject. Gain experience evaluating and assessing adapted curriculum plans to meet a student's unique needs. Complete an action research project in adapted physical education, and understand how to meet legal mandates effectively.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Participating in exercises, sports or movement to promote fitness, health and overall well-being
Fostering well-being, preventing diseases and optimizing physical, mental and social aspects of individuals' well-being
Designing educational programs, courses and learning experiences that align with educational standards
Assessing effectiveness, efficiency and impact in achieving intended outcomes
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Physical Educator
- Adapted Physical Educator
- Athletic Coach
- Recreation Coordinator
- Special Educator
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Occupational Therapy