Free Online Sports and Physical Education Courses from Top Universities

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Online sports and physical education courses are offered for free by top universities, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Open University. Course materials are available at any time.
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Free Sports and Physical Education Courses

Free sports and physical education courses focus on athletic techniques, often with instructional videos included. These courses don't feature interaction with professors or other students, though, and all activities are optional.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT hosts a variety of courses online for free via its OpenCourseWare platform. Course topics include tennis and weight training. In some courses, students can watch video lectures and demonstrations.

Open University

Open University offers an aerobic fitness overview course that introduces students to aerobic exercise principles. They will have the opportunity to learn how to prescribe exercise for an individual according to four factors: type, time, intensity and frequency.

Free Online Sports and Physical Education Courses

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
SCUBA course from MIT Undergraduate Text/lecture notes/video Yes No Yes
Tennis course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/video/image gallery Yes No Yes
Weight Training course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/video Yes No Yes
Chemistry of Sports course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/video Yes No Yes
Improving Aerobic Fitness course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Funding Elite Sport course from Open University Beginner Text/video Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management
      • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ed.D. - Sports Management
      • PhD in Education - Sports Management
    Master's
      • MEd - Athletic Coaching
      • MEd - Sports Management
      • MAT - Athletic Coaching
      • MAT - Sport and Athletic Management
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Certificate
      • Education Specialist - Sports Management
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • Online Programs Available
    4. George Mason University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management
      • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Medical Assisting Services
    Certificate
      • Diploma: Medical Assisting
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
    Master's
      • MS - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Administration - Health Care Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Master's
      • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Sports Business
      • MBA: Health Systems Management
      • MS in Health Care Administration
      • Master of Public Administration - Health Care Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
      • BS in Sports Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
      • BS in Health Care Administration
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant
  • Online Programs Available
    10. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management

Featured Schools

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Georgetown University

  • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

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Northcentral University

  • Ed.D. - Sports Management
  • MEd - Athletic Coaching
  • Education Specialist - Sports Management

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Full Sail University

  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media

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George Mason University

  • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

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Herzing University

  • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
  • Associate of Science - Medical Assisting Services
  • Diploma: Medical Assisting

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
  • MS - Healthcare Management
  • BS - Business Administration - Health Care Management

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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration

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Grand Canyon University

  • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Sports Business
  • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care

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