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Admission Requirements

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Regular Admittance

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must possess a clear renewable (professional) teaching certificate in Physical Education or Health-Physical Education before starting the graduate program.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (4.0 scale)
  • A full vitae or resume that includes the following:
    • Work history,
    • Professional experiences,
    • Membership and participation in professional organizations,
    • Other experiences related to the academic program, and
    • Contact information for a minimum of three references.
  • A personal writing sample that includes a description of teaching experiences and accomplishments, reasons for interest in the graduate program at Georgia Southern University, and career goals for the next five years. The written sample should outline the strengths and experiences that the applicant would bring to the graduate program.
  • A lesson plan and formal assessment designed for a K-12 setting in Physical Education. The applicant may choose any activity that is taught in the K-12 Physical Education curriculum.
  • A phone, internet, or in-person interview with physical education graduate coordinator.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required
  • Complete an Online Application – College of Graduate Studies

Provisional Admittance

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must possess a clear renewable (professional) teaching certificate in Physical Education or Health-Physical Education before starting the graduate program.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
  • A full vitae or resume that includes the following:
    • Work history,
    • Professional experiences,
    • Membership and participation in professional organizations,
    • Other experiences related to the academic program, and
    • Contact information for a minimum of three references.
  • A personal writing sample that includes a description of teaching experiences and accomplishments, reasons for interest in the graduate program at Georgia Southern University, and career goals for the next five years. The written sample should outline the strengths and experiences that the applicant would bring to the graduate program
  • A lesson plan and formal assessment designed for a K-12 setting in Physical Education. The applicant may choose any activity that is taught in the K-12 Physical Education curriculum.
  • A phone, internet, or in-person interview with physical education graduate coordinator.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required.
  • Complete an Online Application – College of Graduate Studies

Note: The online Physical Education program does not certify an applicant to become a teacher. 

*Achievement of the minimum admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and requirements of the graduate program does not guarantee admission to that graduate degree program. 

Admission Deadlines

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Last updated: 8/14/2017

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