The degree of Master of Physical Education is offered under two options:
Option i. The program shall consist of a minimum of 15 credit hours in graduate courses plus a thesis. The thesis shall be on an approved subject in which systematic research has been conducted by the candidate under the direction of the Supervisor.
Option ii. The program shall consist of a minimum of 24 credit hours in graduate courses plus a comprehensive examination in the candidate's major area of study.
The candidate's major area of study shall be Administration, Curriculum and Supervision in Physical Education.
In conjunction and collaboration with other Faculties and Schools of Memorial University of Newfoundland, students may pursue their special interests through an interdisciplinary course of study. The student's interests may be accommodated through individual reading and research in these special areas.
The required courses for the degree shall normally include as a basic core the courses HKR 6000, 6001, and 6120. Equivalent courses may be substituted from other Faculties or Schools subject to the approval of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Graduate Studies Committee.
The remaining courses shall be chosen in consultation with the student's supervisor subject to approval by the Dean of Graduate Studies.