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Health and Physical Education BSEd

Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education

As childhood obesity becomes more of a major problem in the United States, stressing the importance of physical activity and healthy living is more important than ever. Our Health and Physical Education program is designed for those interested in taking up the role in promoting healthy choices and encouraging exercise. For this Bachelor of Science degree, we offer you a non-certification track in Recreation and Coaching or the certification track, which leads to P-12 licensure for teaching preschool through fifth grade.

Industry Highlights

Teachers in this field become the biggest influences on students' health awareness and physical activities, promoting knowledge in health education and proper exercise.

Career Opportunities

  • Middle and Secondary Education
  • Public or Private Schools
  • Fitness Centers
  • Community Recreation
  • Coaching

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of our experienced faculty and top-notch facilities who will help prepare them to enter the role of providing instruction to diverse age groups in education and non-school settings for long-term healthy living.

NEWS:

Read More 29 Armstrong Alumni Honored as Teachers of the Year for 2018

(April 6, 2017) – Twenty-nine Armstrong State University alumni were recently honored as 2018 Teachers of the Year at the Teacher of the Year Gala, held at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Study Abroad Program in Cuba

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University will offer a new study abroad program in Havana, Cuba from July 9-29, 2017. Students will learn about the history, culture and contemporary issues affecting the Communist island nation post-Fidel Castro. The program is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a roster of semester credits.

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