Master of Education with a major in Physical Education (MED)

University of West Georgia
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 30

Program Description

While this program prepares students to serve in a variety of sectors, the course content will specifically focus on two areas in the discipline: 1) Health and 2) Physical Education.

The program consists of 10 foundational courses examining numerous aspects critical for the advancement of knowledge in health and physical education.

Admissions Information

Guidelines for Admittance

All graduate applicants must complete the online Grad Application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.

Applicants should also review the Graduate Studies Website for individual program specific requirements and tasks that must be completed prior to admission. See Graduate Studies Application Process.

International applicants are subject to additional requirements and application deadlines. See Procedures for International Students.

Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution are required and should be sent directly to the UWG Graduate Admissions Office.

Program Specific Admittance Guidelines

Official transcripts from all schools attended, with an undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher

2-3 page Statement of Purpose


Two letters of professional recommendation (i.e. employer, faculty member)

Applicants must present a level 4 Five-Year Induction certificate or renewable Professional certificate in Health & Physical Education.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges