The Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed or MPhEd) is a postgraduate academic degree in physical education awarded by universities.
Distance MPEd or Distance Master of Physical Education is a two-year postgraduate correspondence course in physical education. Physical education is a discipline concerned with sports-related activities and deals with subjects such as sports psychology, sports science, sports research and methodology, sports medicine and exercise physiology, team management, etc.
The postgraduate distance course in physical education familiarizes students with sports activities and offers them professional training as well as knowledge about sports fitness. The course also enables students to develop their skills in their respective fields.
|Full-Form||Master of Physical Education|
|Examination type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from a recognized institute with at least 50% aggregate score|
|Admission Process||Written Test and Physical Test|
|Average Course Fee||INR 10,000 to INR 2,00,000|
|Average Annual Salary||INR 2,00,000 to INR 5,00,000|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Universities, Sports Teams, Academies, Gyms, Confederations etc.|
|Job Positions||Teacher, Trainer, Educator, Masseur, Masseuse, Sports Managers, Coach etc.|
MPEd stands for Master of Physical Education. Pursuing an MPEd program can offer a range of benefits, including:
Here are some common times when individuals may choose to pursue an MPEd degree:
There are different types of MPEd programs available to students, including:
The admission process for an MPEd program may vary depending on the university or college, but here are some general steps that students can expect:
The eligibility criteria for an MPEd program may vary depending on the university or college offering the program. However, here are some common requirements:
|Exam Name||Conducting Body||Exam Level||Exam Mode||Eligibility Criteria||Syllabus|
|CET M.P.Ed||Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University||Postgraduate||Offline||BPEd degree with minimum qualifying marks||General knowledge, English language proficiency, physical education, and sports science|
|OUAT M.P.Ed Entrance Exam||Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology||Postgraduate||Offline||BPEd degree with minimum qualifying marks||Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, psychology, sports management, and research methodology|
|IGNOU M.P.Ed Entrance Exam||Indira Gandhi National Open University||Postgraduate||Online||BPEd degree with minimum qualifying marks||Sports science, sports psychology, sports management, research methodology, and physical education|
|JMI M.P.Ed Entrance Exam||Jamia Millia Islamia||Postgraduate||Online/Offline||BPEd degree with minimum qualifying marks||Sports science, sports psychology, sports management, research methodology, and physical education|
|UP B.P.Ed and M.P.Ed Combined Entrance Exam||Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination||Postgraduate||Offline||BPEd degree with minimum qualifying marks||Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, psychology, sports management, and research methodology|
|Compulsory Skill Sets||Optional Skill Sets|
|Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology||Knowledge of Sports Psychology and Mental Conditioning|
|Understanding of Biomechanics and Sports Injuries||Communication and Interpersonal Skills|
|Proficiency in Sports Coaching and Training||Leadership and Management Skills|
|Knowledge of Physical Education Curriculum and Pedagogy||Research Methodology and Data Analysis Skills|
|Ability to Design and Implement Sports Programs||Sports Event Management and Marketing Skills|
|Understanding of Sports Ethics and Regulations||Proficiency in Sports Nutrition and Health Education|
|College Name||Location||Course Duration||Course Fees (approx.)||Entrance Exam|
|Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education||Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh||2 years||Rs. 23,000 per year||NERIST Entrance Examination|
|Amity University||Noida, Uttar Pradesh||2 years||Rs. 1.65 lakh per year||Entrance Exam conducted by the university|
|Maharshi Dayanand University||Rohtak, Haryana||2 years||Rs. 24,310 per year||Entrance Exam conducted by the university|
|University of Calicut||Malappuram, Kerala||2 years||Rs. 15,000 per year||Entrance Exam conducted by the university|
|Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh||2 years||Rs. 25,000 per year||Entrance Exam conducted by the university|
|Panjab University||Chandigarh||2 years||Rs. 27,785 per year||PU CET (Physical Education)|
|Guru Nanak Dev University||Amritsar, Punjab||2 years||Rs. 17,050 per year||Entrance Exam conducted by the university|
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Track and Field 1 (Sprint, Middle, Long Distance, High Jump) Swimming or Gymnastics||Track and Field 2 (Shot Put, Discus, Javelin Throw, Long Jump)|
|Game Specialization 1||Game Specialization 2|
|Yoga (Asanas, Kriyas, Bandhas and Pranayama)||Track and Field lessons|
|Theory on Sports and Games||Specialization 2|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Track and Field 3 (Triple Jump, Pole Vault, Relay)||Track and Field 4 (Hammer Throw, Hhuddles)|
|Game Specialization 3||Game Specialization 4|
|Specialization Game 3||Track and Field lessons|
|Internship||Game Specialization 4 lessons|
|Sports Training Principles||Frank Dick||A&C Black Publishers Ltd.|
|Kinesiology: The Mechanics and Pathomechanics of Human Movement||Carol A. Oatis||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Physiology of Sport and Exercise||W. Larry Kenney, Jack Wilmore, David Costill||Human Kinetics|
|Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise||Peter M. McGinnis||Human Kinetics|
|Psychological Dynamics of Sport and Exercise||Diane L. Gill, Lavon Williams||Human Kinetics|
|Teaching Physical Education for Learning||Judith E. Rink, Tina J. Hall||McGraw-Hill Education|
|Research Methods in Physical Activity||Jerry R. Thomas, Jack K. Nelson, Stephen J. Silverman||Human Kinetics|
|Job Title||Job Description||Average Salary Range (US Dollars)||Career Path|
|Physical Educator||Plan and teach physical education classes in schools||$35,000 – $70,000||Physical Educator → Lead Teacher → Athletic Director|
|Sports Coach||Coach athletes in various sports||$30,000 – $60,000||Assistant Coach → Head Coach → Athletic Director|
|Fitness Trainer||Design and implement fitness programs for clients||$30,000 – $70,000||Fitness Trainer → Senior Trainer → Fitness Director|
|Sports Administrator||Oversee and manage sports programs and facilities||$40,000 – $100,000||Sports Coordinator → Athletic Director → Sports Manager|
|Physical Therapist||Help patients recover from injuries or illnesses through exercise and therapy||$60,000 – $100,000||Physical Therapist → Senior Therapist → Physical Therapy Director|
|Degree Focus||Practical aspects of physical education||Theoretical aspects of physical education|
|Curriculum||Includes courses such as sports psychology,||Includes courses such as history and philosophy of|
|kinesiology, exercise physiology, and coaching||physical education, curriculum development, and research|
|Career Opportunities||Physical education teacher, coach, sports||Academic researcher, professor, sports analyst, consultant|
|administrator, fitness trainer, physical therapist|
|Duration||2 years||2 years|
|Eligibility||Bachelor’s degree in physical education or||Bachelor’s degree in any field|
|Entrance Exam||May require entrance exams such as GRE or GMAT||May require entrance exams such as GRE or GMAT|
|Thesis or Capstone Project||May require a research project or thesis||May require a research project or thesis|
|Teaching Methodology||Classroom lectures, practical training, and||Classroom lectures, seminars, and research assignments|
An M.P.Ed degree holder can get hired as a Teacher, Trainer, Coach, Team Manager, Consultant, etc.
The average package usually starts from INR 2,00,000 to INR 5,00,000 per annum.
No. They are different courses, one is theoretical, and the other is practical.
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