Doctorate in Education with a specialty in Physical Education (Ed.D.)

General

Program Description

All of our programs are duly licensed by the Puerto Rico Board of Education (CEPR) and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). At the undergraduate level (teacher preparation programs), we have the specialized accreditation granted by The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 128482_physiotherapy-weight-training-dumbbell-exercise-balls-39671.jpeg Pixabay / Pexels

Sequential Curriculum

Component: Fundamentals (15) credits

  • EDFO 815 Philosophy and Education
  • EDFO 820 Ethics and Education Professional
  • FOPE 800 Philosophy, Free Time, Quality of Life and Physical Education
  • FOPE 801 Historical and Empirical Analysis of School and University Physical Education
  • FOPE 802 Multidisciplinary Analysis of Physical Activity in Society

Component: Specialty (18) credits

  • TEPE 803 Multidisciplinary Study of Physical Education Learning
  • TEPE 804 Teaching Models in Physical Education
  • TEPE 805 Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Physical Education
  • TEPE 806 Models of Assessment of Institutional Learning and Research
  • PRPE 807 Practicum I: Teaching / Management of Matters related to Teaching in Physical Education
  • PRPE 808 Practicum II: Applied Research in Physical Education

Component: Research (12) credits

  • EDRE 862 Quantitative Research
  • EDRE 863 Qualitative Research
  • EDRE 864 Combined Method Research
  • EDRE 870 Use of Programmed and Data Analysis
Elective Component (Choose an elective area)

Area: Adapted Physical Education (12) credits

  • ADPE 800 Fundamentals of Adapted Physical Education
  • ADPE 801 Curricular Considerations in Inclusive Physical Education
  • ADPE 802 Methodological Approaches and Strategies for Special Populations in Adapted Physical Education
  • ADPE 803 Evaluation Seminar in Adapted Physical Education

Area: Education in Recreation and Free Time (12) credits

  • REED 800 Seminar on Recreation as a Profession
  • REED 801 Development and Evaluation of Recreational Services-Seminar
  • REED 802 Recreation for Special Populations
  • REED 803 Research Seminar on Recreation and Leisure Time Studies

Area: Sports Science (12) credits

  • SPSC 800 Historical and Socio-cultural Analysis of Sport and Physical Activity
  • SPSC 801 Psychology Applied to Sports and Physical Activity
  • SPSC 802 Analysis of Psychosocial Development through Sport
  • SPSC 803 Administration and Sports Management

Area: Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education (12) credits

  • MEPE 800 Quantitative Evaluation
  • MEPE 801 Qualitative Evaluation
  • MEPE 802 Construction of Evaluation Instruments
  • MEPE 803 Validation of Evaluation and Measurement Instruments

Final Requirements (6) credits

  • EDUC 986 Comprehensive Exam
  • EDRE 900 Seminar: Drafting of the Doctoral Dissertation Proposal
  • EDUC 906 Dissertation
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

La Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Cupey es una institución de educación superior privada, sin fines de lucro, que ha asumido un compromiso genuino con el desarrollo económico y social de Puerto ... Read More

La Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Cupey es una institución de educación superior privada, sin fines de lucro, que ha asumido un compromiso genuino con el desarrollo económico y social de Puerto Rico. Su misión es proveer, a una población estudiantil diversa, las oportunidades de adquirir competencias personales y profesionales a través de la educación, la investigación y el servicio comunitario, de forma tal que se conviertan en agentes de cambio, aprendices de por vida y colaboradores responsables con la globalización y sustentabilidad mundial. Read less