About this Program

This 30-credit track focuses on best practices and scholarly publications related to teaching students with disabilities in physical education. This research track concludes with an optional student-lead thesis project.

Program Highlights

  • Competitive graduate assistantships are available for full-time students

  • Evening courses designed to fit into the schedules of in-service teachers

  • Award winning faculty members provide intimate mentoring

  • Courses based on current empirical research that encourages students to think critically about the field

  • Conduct and present research at conferences

Degree Level
Degree Earned
Master of Science in Education
Adapted Physical Education
Delivery Modes


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What are the requirements to apply for Adapted Physical Education at ODU?
Students entering the Master of Science in Education program in Adapted Physical Education should meet the minimum university admission requirements Graduate Admission.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.80 and a GPA of 3.00 in the undergraduate major courses.

  • A score of at least 291 (900 by former scoring standard) in the quantitative and verbal portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - GRE scores are required for consideration of admission for all candidates. (In some circumstances, students who have either a low GPA or a low GRE score may be considered for admission with provisional status).

  • A demonstrated computer literacy.


Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $599
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $623
Cost Per-Credit $1,439

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Competitive graduate assistantships available for full-time students.



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