Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Secondary Education

PreK-12 Education


The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

Are you into fitness? Do you want to share your enjoyment for fitness with others?

Then Marywood's Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification program is for you. It's designed to provide you with theory and practical experience to teach health and physical education in K-12 settings.

Specialty Courses

P ED 115 Aquatics 1
P ED 132 Personal and Community Health 3
P ED 160 Foundations of Health and Physical Education 3
P ED 201 Team Sports 2
P ED 202 Recreational Sports 2
P ED 203 Individual Sports 2
P ED 210 Anatomical Concepts 1
P ED 215 Introduction to Sports Medicine 3
P ED 221 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy 3
P ED 225, 225L Physiology of Exercise 3
P ED 241 Methods in Elementary Physical Education 3
P ED 242, 243 Elementary Physical Education Methods Lab 1
P ED 322 School Health Education 3
P ED 324 Motor Learning 2
P ED 326 Tests & Measurements 3
P ED 340 Gymnastics and Movement Education 1
P ED 344 Adapted Physical Education 3
P ED 346, 346L
Methods in Secondary Physical Education 2
P ED 424 Organization and Administration of H&PE 3
BIOL 121, 121L Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIOL 122, 122L Anatomy and Physiology 4

General Requirements

EDUC 500 First Semester Certification Seminar 0

EDUC 000


Field Experience (190 clock hours minimum)

Practicum Block



EDUC 502 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 523 Seminar: Psychology of Education 3
PSY 514 Human Development 3
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
S ED 507 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
EDUC 411A Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education 3
S ED 511 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/ Student teaching) 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL 3
EDUC 442A-Q Student Teaching 3,3
EDUC 595A Student Teaching Seminar 1