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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.

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