Master of Education in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification

The Master of Education in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification program is a 36-hour program that is dedicated to quality, Christ-centered preparation of learner-centered educators in private and public schools. The program prepares graduates to become loving, caring educators as they fulfill the important tasks of equipping children, youth, and adults to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

Professors in the Master of Education in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification program equip students by instructing them through their education courses and content courses on how to be responsible, both professionally and personally.

More than an Education

This multifaceted program equips graduates with the combination of knowledge and practical skills to prepare them to integrate their Christian faith with their profession. DBU Master of Education in Kinesiology with EC-12 Teacher Certification graduates are equipped to handle each challenge in the workplace with knowledge and experience from a Christian perspective. The program provides an educational experience for the students by having them observe actual local schools classrooms as a requirement in different courses.

Before the students enter the Clinical Teaching (Student Teaching) phase of the program, they must have acquired a minimum of 40 hours of classroom observations in local schools. This required experience prepares them for what the classroom they will be assigned could look like.

Marked by Service

Christian teachers are needed now more than ever in the classrooms. Graduates of the Master of Education in Kinesiology with EC-12 Teacher Certification program will be equipped to be servant leaders in and out of the classroom through various service-learning experiences. Students will learn how to create lesson plans which are devised according to the Texas Essential Knowledge of Skills (TEKS) and devoted to bringing God glory through kinesiology.

Dallas Baptist University is in the top 1% in the nation in the elementary teacher preparation program, and the secondary teacher preparation program follows closely behind. Get connected today and take the next steps in the field where God has called you.

"Professors in the Graduate Kinesiology Program aim to prepare graduates for the jobs they are seeking in their chosen career fields and to enable them to successfully face the challenges and opportunities that await them in their careers."

- Dr. Ray Galloway, Program Director
214-333-5253 | rayg@dbu.edu

Dr. Ray Galloway
Admission Requirements for the M.Ed. in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification
  • Prerequisites: Adapted Kinesiology and Anatomical Kinesiology and Orthopedic Injury
  • 3.0 overall GPA, Application to Teacher Certification Program, Application for Clinical (Student) Teaching/Internship, Pass both state tests before Clinical (Student) Teaching
  • Continuance in the M.Ed. in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification program past the first 12 hours is pending a submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

The admission requirements listed above are specific to this degree program and are supplemental to the Graduate School’s requirements for Full Admission. Admission to one graduate program does not guarantee admission to another. Applicants who show potential for graduate study, but do not meet the criteria for Full Admission, may be admitted for up to 12 hours under provisional status. Students admitted under Provisional Admission will be granted Full Admission upon successful completion of 12 credit hours and fulfillment of the conditions of their admission as determined by the Master’s Degrees Admission Committee.

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