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The Physical Education/Health program provides students with entry-level competencies to teach physical education and health in schools, grades K-12. The curriculum develops and enhances the students’ psychomotor, cognitive, and affective learning domains.

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Our major encompasses courses that will prepare you to be a quality physical education and/or health teacher and leader. These courses include effective teaching and curriculum planning along with a broad spectrum of fitness and sports activities. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to be involved with your state, regional, and national professional organizations alongside your peers and faculty members who are also professionally involved in various organizations. You will work with faculty members who care about you as a person and student, who will challenge you to excel, and who will be your greatest support in moving into the profession of physical education.

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Community Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Physical Education/Health include:

  • Case management
  • Counseling
  • Advocacy
  • Program development
Not sure what to do with a Physical Education/Health degree? Check out our career guide.

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

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