NOTE: THIS DEGREE HAS BEEN CHANGED EFFECTIVE FALL 2010 SEMESTER. IT IS NOW A MASTER OF SCIENCE - INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES - EXERCISE AND SPORT LEADERSHIP OPTION ... GET DETAILS
The Master of Education Degree, Interdisciplinary Studies Option, allows the practicing professional to pursue a course of study in Health and Physical Education designed in consultation with the Department of Health and Human Performance graduate faculty.
Professional Practice Track
Student Learning and Outcome Assessment
Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Master’s degree program will develop specific proficiencies in conducting and evaluating research relevant to their unique professional specialization (see Plan of Study template above) in order to be able to provide professionally insightful and justifiable answers, opinions, advice, and direction to individuals and groups they serve. As Master’s level students they will also demonstrate the ability to competently apply critical thinking and research skills to understand professionally relevant topics and issues. Students will further demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills with various constituencies in diverse settings. Outcome assessments are conducted in each course, during internship experiences, and at the conclusion of the research project or thesis.