Masters Degree in Sport Pedagogy

For more information contact:

Dr. Glenn Miller
Department of HHPR
Graduate Sport Pedagogy Program Director
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, Tx 76798-7313
(254) 710-4001
Glenn_Miller@baylor.edu

 

Description

This program prepares students for careers in teaching physical education and coaching. Students have also used this program to specialize in strength and conditioning as well as sport psychology.

The program also provides an option for students to obtain their teaching certification concurrently with their master's degree. Note that this is possible regardless of undergraduate degree area. There is also a non-teaching certification track available.

The Department of HHPR also offers a five-year joint BsEd/MS program in Sport Pedagogy.


Requirements for the Masters program

Statistics Core (6 hours)

  • EDP 5335 Research in Education
  • EDP 5334 Statistical Methods or STAT 5300 Statistical Methods

Emphasis Core (18 hours)

  • HP 5368 Motor Skill Learning and Performance
  • HP 5335 Sport Pedagogy
  • HP 5V70 Technical Skills of Teaching/Coaching
  • HP 5355 Power Speed Agility Training
  • HP 5370 Sport Psychology
  • HP 5377 Issues & Trends in Human Performance/Sport Management
  • HP 5384 Biomechanics

Electives must be approved by Advisor

Other Requirements (6 hours)

 

Class Rotation in Sport Pedagogy - Teacher Certification Track

Courses Offered
HP 5335 Sport Pedagogy Fall
HP 5384 Sport Biomechanics Fall
EDP 5335 Research in Education Fall
HP 5334 Pedagogy and Physical Education Spring
HP 5368 Motor Skill Learning and Performance      Spring
HP 5V70 Technical Skills of Teaching/Coaching Spring
HP 5377 Issues & Trends in
         Human Performance/Sport Management
Minimester
EDP 5334 Statistics  Summer
HP 5370 Sport Psychology Summer
Elective Summer
HP 5V90  Internship

*Note:  Schedule is subject to change

 

Class Rotation in Sport Pedagogy - Non-Teacher Certification Track

Courses Offered
HP 5335 Sport Pedagogy Fall
HP 5384 Sport Biomechanics Fall
EDP 5335 Research in Education Fall
HP 5355 Power, Speed, Agility Training Spring
HP 5368 Motor Skill Learning and Performance      Spring
Elective Spring
HP 5377 Issues & Trends in
         Human Performance/Sport Management
Minimester
EDP 5334 Statistics Summer
HP 5370 Sport Psychology Summer
Elective Summer
HP 5V90 Internship

*Note:  Schedule is subject to change

 

Faculty

Dr. Glenn Miller
Graduate Sport Pedagogy Program Coordinator
Professor, Pedagogy and Coaching

Dr. Joe Shim
Associate Professor, Biomechanics

Dr. Margaret Wooddy
Professor, Motor Learning & Development

 

Additional Information

For more specific information about this program, please contact Dr. Glenn Miller, Sport Pedagogy Program Coordinator. For general information about admissions to the graduate program, please contact Dr. Joe Shim, Graduate Program Director.