Adapted Physical Education (Certificate)
Encourage active lifestyles by understanding the foundation for modifying physical education programs.
The Adapted Physical Education certificate gives students the ability to better assess individuals to modify and develop specialized physical education programs to meet a specific set of needs. Obtaining an APEC will allow you to fulfill a broader range of employer needs.
- Program type:
- Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Adapted Physical Education at UND?
Our physical education program will teach you how to help improve lifestyles, increase motor skill competence, and encourage an active lifestyle.
The University of North Dakota is the only college to offer the APE certificate in North Dakota. Obtaining your APEC will equip you with the knowledge to develop and implement specialized programs to enhance skills and build confidence, so individuals are better able to achieve goals and enjoy a lifetime of physical activity.
Our program will provide you with focused training which can set you apart from candidates and offer additional career opportunities in the education field.
UND Physical Education Alumni
Physical Education alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Altru Health System
- Great Lakes Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc.
- Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc.
- Sanford Health
UND offers the only APE certificate program in North Dakota.
Students in the kinesiology program and/or students pursuing the special education minor can complete the Adapted Physical Education Certificate by taking a few additional courses.
APE specialists are in high demand.
Offers a flexible course schedule.
Increase in demand for teachers from 2018 - 2028*
Median salary for physical education teachers*