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.


Leaders as Readers: Armstrong Students Collaborate With East Broad Street School to Promote Literacy

Middle school student leaders at East Broad Street School in Savannah are sharing their passion for literacy with other students through the Teens for Literacy program.

Read More College of Education and Savannah Chatham County Public Schools Launch Professional Development Initiative

(November 9, 2015) - Armstrong’s College of Education recently announced plans to partner with the Savannah Chatham County Public School System to establish a Professional Development School initiative at Hesse K-8 School.

Read More Professors and Students Travel to the Czech Republic

(July 14, 2015) – Dr. Patrick Thomas and Kathleen Fabrikant, both associate professors of education at Armstrong State University, recently led a group of education majors in a study abroad program at the University of South Bohemia (USB) in the Czech Republic. 

Read More Two Professors Selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows

(June 11, 2015) — Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Childhood and Exceptional Student Education Anne Katz and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Tricia M. Brown were recently selected as 2015 Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the Summer Symposium program at the University of Georgia.

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