The Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education offers a diverse array of academic pathways to cater to individuals with various career aspirations in the field of education. For those looking to simultaneously attain initial teacher certification in Health and Physical Education (P-12) and a master’s degree, the department presents the Master of Arts in Teaching Programs. This comprehensive program not only equips students with the necessary pedagogical skills but also enables them to earn a master’s degree in the process, enhancing their educational qualifications and career prospects.
Alternatively, for those who already possess a bachelor’s degree and are eager to expedite their journey to initial teacher certification, the Post-Baccalaureate Program is an ideal option. This program offers a streamlined pathway, allowing candidates to efficiently obtain the necessary credentials and embark on a fulfilling teaching career in New Jersey. With these flexible academic offerings, the Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education aims to accommodate the diverse needs and aspirations of individuals seeking to make a positive impact in the realm of education within the state.