Armstrong State University is now Georgia Southern University. For information about Fall 2018 and beyond, visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu. Current Armstrong students (spring and summer 2018) can continue to access information through Armstrong.edu. For details about the consolidation, visit consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu.
h

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 Savvy Researcher

(January 11, 2018)  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to find 

Read More

(November 14, 2017) Join Dr. Brooksher in this last Brown Bag session to review the legal and procedural expectation of the Response to Intervention process (RTI).

Read More Join the Carnegie Writers, Inc. for a conference on the culture of writing!

(November 02, 2017)  The Carnegie Writers, Inc. (CW) will host its 3rd annual conference at Armstrong State University in collaboration with the university's College of Education.

Read More University of South Bohemia | Czech Republic

(October 30, 2017)  Students on this study-abroad trip will visit public schools and interact with teachers, administrators, and students.  Students live on the campus of the University of South Bohemia

View More Department News >