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Physical Education Teacher Education, B.S.

Help youths become active, fit and healthy.

In an era where exercise and outdoor play are often trumped by video games and screen time, physical education and physical activity in our schools and communities has never been more important.

This program prepares you to become a certified K-12 physical education teacher. You will learn to improve physical activity, fitness and health of students, as well as faculty and staff, through games, sports, recreation, fitness and other enjoyable lifestyle physical activities. Courses explore the teaching and evaluation of physical activity, fitness and a healthy lifestyle.

Blending classroom teaching and hands-on learning, the program curriculum engages you in real school settings, where you will develop your skills through teaching and leadership experiences.

This degree could be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy physical activity and sports
  • Lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Work well with children of all ages
  • Are patient and creative
  • Have strong leadership skills

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Physical education teacher

Available On-Campus