College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studieswww.kent.edu/ehhs/tlcs
About This Program
The Adapted Physical Education Endorsement Preparation program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to work with students who have unique physical needs. This program will prepare you to be a leader in inclusive physical education by teaching you how to assess, plan and implement individualized instruction. Read more...
Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*
Coaches and scouts
- 11.8% much faster than the average
- 292,000 number of jobs
- $36,330 potential earnings
Education teachers, postsecondary
- 4.8% about as fast as the average
- 77,300 number of jobs
- $65,440 potential earnings
Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors
- 15.4% much faster than the average
- 373,700 number of jobs
- $40,510 potential earnings
Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education
- 3.6% about as fast as the average
- 627,100 number of jobs
- $60,810 potential earnings
Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary
- 2.6% slower than the average
- 19,100 number of jobs
- $66,290 potential earnings
Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education
- 3.8% about as fast as the average
- 1,050,800 number of jobs
- $62,870 potential earnings
* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.
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- Bachelor degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum 2.750 GPA on a 4.000 scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Valid K-12 Physical Education teaching license from the State of Ohio
- Fall Semester
- Spring Semester
- Summer Term
|Code ||Title ||Credit Hours |
|CI 65037||ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION ||3|
|CI 65592||PRACTICUM IN ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION ||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||6|
- Minimum 3.000 overall GPA
Prior to program completion, the candidate must demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas (including but not limited to): data literacy and analysis; use of research and assessment data; leadership and collaboration; utilizing and supporting appropriate technology for the discipline; and application of professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to their field of specialization.
Candidates seeking Ohio teaching licensure are required to pass specific requirements in order to apply for licensure from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Students should consult the Physical Education program for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education - Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.
The Adapted Physical Education Endorsement Preparation non-degree program offered by Kent State University Physical Education Teacher Education has been approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. The endorsement consists of two graduate level courses.
The non-degree program is not a master's degree program. Students interested in obtaining a teaching license and a master's degree from Kent State University must also be fully admitted into the master's degree program and complete the prescribed coursework on the master's degree prospectus, in addition to courses that are prescribed here for licensure.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
This program is designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure or certification and contact information for state licensing boards at Kent State's website for professional licensure disclosure.