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. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ed.D. - Sports Management
      • PhD in Education - Sports Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Sport Management, BBA
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Full Sail University

    Program Options

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

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Nutrition Science
    Associate's
      • AASBA in Health Club Operations
  • Online Programs Available
    5. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
      • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
      • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences
      • MSHS in Translational Microbiology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. University of the Southwest

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Post University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Sport Management

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Northcentral University

  • Ed.D. - Sports Management
  • PhD in Education - Sports Management

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Davenport University

  • Sport Management, BBA

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Full Sail University

  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media

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Purdue University Global

  • Bachelor: Nutrition Science
  • AASBA in Health Club Operations

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The George Washington University

  • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
  • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences

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American University

  • Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management

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University of the Southwest

  • MBA Healthcare Administration

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Herzing University

  • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
  • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management

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