Stephen F. Austin State University

Kinesiology and Health Science

Department of Kinesiology and Health Science

PO Box 13015, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
Phone: 936.468.3503


Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Thesis Optional: Yes


The purpose of the graduate program is to improve the competency of physical education and health educators in elementary and secondary schools and to provide an educational background for the entry-level certified athletic trainer. It is also the conscious intent of the department to serve as a center for conducting research and for interpreting new professional developments in health science and kinesiology (physical education), and athletic training. The graduate program in physical education is devoted to broadening the scope and depth of the students' knowledge and understanding of the profession and the discipline.

Contact the Advisors:

Dr. Mark Faries
Phone: 936.468.1817

Dr. Eric Jones
Phone: 936.468.1864