Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Physical Education


The purpose of this study is to determine the location and positions physical education graduates of South Dakota State college and to determine if they have positions in physical education; to learn how much of their time is spent in physical education; how much time they spend coaching; and whether or not they are advancing with respect to position and monetary standards. The study will also attempt to determine what becomes of the students who leave the physical education professions and their reasons for leaving the field. The findings of this study should show many interesting facts about South Dakota State graduates. These facts will be useful in counseling physical education majors and minors. With a report of this type a person will be better able to understand the problems and also the compensation of the physical educator. With a better understanding of problems faced by members of the profession already in the field, one should be better able to adjust the teacher training program to meet some of the problems that will confront future physical education graduates.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Physical education and training
South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts -- Alumni and alumnae.


Includes bibliographical references



Number of Pages



South Dakota State University