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Learn to apply new, REAL PE and coaching strategies.

Earn graduate level credit. Gain confidence today. 
Apply new teaching methods tomorrow.

Fresno Pacific University offers professional development courses that teach real strategies you can apply immediately. With FPU you’ll meet rigorous curriculum requirements, state certification standards and earn graduate level credit from an accredited university in a convenient online format.

Are you ready to get excited about new strategies for physical education, conditioning and coaching?  With Fresno Pacific's movement-supported learning courses you’ll learn effective ways to implement new information into your teaching or coaching plans.

Our physical education courses help you develop the skills needed to most effectively use the strategies outlined. Fresno Pacific helps you take learning a step further. Physical education courses help teachers and coaches with new approaches to both PE classes, physical fitness classes and sports teams with a genuine focus on fresh new ideas.

Teachers and coaches taking these courses will have access to a wealth of practical, useful information, activity ideas and plans for implementation. Teachers and coaches have come away from physical education PD courses with new insight into connections between social, emotional and physical learning along with strategies for working with children at different grade levels and with varying abilities.

Choose your physical education or coaching course. Enroll any time and complete within the next year.  

START WITH THESE POPULAR PHYSICAL EDUCATION OR COACHING COURSES

In addition to individual physical education and coaching courses, Fresno Pacific offers a Coaching for Excellence Certificate and a Strength and Conditioning Certificate. As you complete individual courses, explore how these can meet the requirements for either of these certificates.

WHY CHOOSE FPU FOR

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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    Convenience
    The convenience of completing courses online allows you to increase your skills while working full time.
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    Flexibility
    Enroll in the required and elective courses one at a time and take up to an entire year to complete each one. There is no need to visit the Fresno Pacific University Campus.
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    Support
    FPU has created a supportive online experience. Instructors are available to answer questions, give feedback, and provide guidance.
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    Affordability
    Pay for each course as you go through the program. There is no need to fund the cost of the certificate upfront.
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    Expertise
    Course instructors at FPU have classroom teaching experience and advanced degrees and are instrumental in the development of engaging courses.
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    Salary
    FPU professional development courses can help you earn certifications and salary increases. Depending on your location, some school districts offer tens of thousands of dollars per year for course units.

Learn FRESH PE and coaching STRATEGIES that you can apply today!

STUDENT INSIGHTS

"I loved having the time to complete this course. It helped me get my mind ready to really teach PE."

"I enjoyed this course so much! It gave me a greater love for special needs children. It was not just the "head knowledge" I learned, but the change of heart that I received."

"Teaching Elementary PE was a great course. I was able glean a lot of new teaching strategies that can immediately be applied into the classroom. Overall, a solid course of information."

"Really enjoyed this class. Will definitely help me implement part of a conditioning program for my golf team."

Fresno Pacific University is accredited by the Western Senior College and University Commission (WSCUD). Courses are approved by Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).