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 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.

Read More University Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Student Support Services

(August 19, 2015) – U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter recently announced that Armstrong State University has been awarded a $1.1 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. 

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