Physical Education Concentration
Those pursuing a career in teaching enroll in the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredited physical education concentration. This program prepares students to become teachers of physical education PreK-8 and/or grades 5-12. The physical education teacher education program includes 100-115 hours of practical experience with students in public school settings through courses with pre-practicum experiences. Successful completion of all course and practicum experiences results in an Initial License in the respective grade levels from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
A Teacher Licensure Program (TLP) for those individuals who hold a baccalaureate degree and would like to obtain a Massachusetts Initial License to teach physical education.