Physical Education | Movement Science and Education | Biobehavioral Sciences

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Physical Education

Department of Biobehavioral Sciences

Physical Education

BIOBEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Physical Education

The program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue careers in educational settings, including school PE, fitness gyms, physical activity and health community–based organizations, and sports and recreational settings. In addition to offering outstanding graduate courses in movement science (e.g. motor learning, motor development, and exercise physiology), this program offers individuals a distinctive humanistic perspective on the education of the body.

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Program Director: Dr. Laura Azzarito

Box: 199

Email: msnsprogram@tc.columbia.edu

A LONG AND STRONG TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

Senior ExercisingThe program has a long and strong tradition of excellence in innovative and scholarly courses. The program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue careers in educational settings, including school PE, fitness gyms, physical activity and health community–based organizations, and sports and recreational settings. In addition to offering outstanding graduate courses in movement science (e.g. motor learning, motor development, and exercise physiology), this program offers individuals a distinctive humanistic perspective on the education of the body. In line with the TC’s history grounded in a social justice mission, the program’s outstanding reputation for cutting-edge research offers an exclusive emphasis on sociocultural studies. Unique in its contribution, the program provides graduate students with the most advanced and exciting learning and sociocultural theories in PE, physical activity, fitness, and health.    Learn More

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