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Adapted Physical Education

Wheelchair Racer

Students who select this major will learn to adapt or modify the physical education curriculum and/or instruction to address specific abilities of individuals. Students will learn to develop activities that are appropriate and effective for persons with disabilities.

Career Opportunities:

  • Adapted Physical Education Teacher (K-12) - this requires completing the K-12 concentration coursework
  • Activity Director at an Assisted Living Center or Rehabilitation Facility
  • Physical Therapist*
  • Occupational Therapist*

Internship Manual

Please contact Dr. Cordova for further details.

* Career requires additional post-baccalaureate studies

Department Contact

Tina M. David

Administrative Assistant

Department of Kinesiology

P: 970.248.1635

F: 970.248.1980