The four-course sequence Graduate Certificate in adapted physical education is designed for individuals who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in working with students with disabilities and are practicing or planning to teach in school-based physical education settings.
Current full-time teachers can receive tuition discount on getting the certificate
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
Adapted Physical Education Teacher
Physical Education Teacher
Coaches and Scouts
Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary
Degree seeking graduate-level students admitted to the certificate program must meet ODU requirements for graduate admission: an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution. Those whose native language is not English must submit a minimum score of 230 on the computer-based TOEFL or 80 on the TOEFL iBT.
Individuals not seeking graduate-level degrees admitted to the certificate program must have a completed baccalaureate degree (or equivalent).
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.
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Current full-time teachers can receive a tuition discount while working toward certificate completion.