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.


Read More BreakBeat Poets’ Professional Development Poetry Workshop at Armstrong

This multifaceted professional development-in-service opportunity explores poetry and Hip Hop as organic elements of daily instruction at all grade levels. 

Read More College of Education Brown Bag Lecture Series (Fall 2016)

Dr. Katz will be discussing “Pursuing Undergraduate Research: Grants and Scholarship Opportunities", an informative and financially beneficial topic for students.

Read More Current Issues and Trends

The Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Janet Buckenmeyer, will discuss Current Issues and Trends

Read More Brown Bag Lecture Series Fall 2016

The College of Education, in collaboration with various community stakeholders, invites you to attend the Fall 2016 Brown Bag Lecture Series.

View More Department News >