Help all students grow in body, mind, and spirit

It’s important for kids to stay healthy, and in order to do that they need to move and have a better understanding of their health. With a degree in K-12 health & physical education (PE), you will teach students the importance of exercise and health education in order to set them up for a healthy lifestyle.

Credits 120

All courses offered face-to-face on main campus.

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Program Overview

The significance of physical activity and health in the lives of all people underlies this curriculum. Every student is encouraged to receive instruction and practice in a variety of lifetime sports and recreational activities; as well as understand the human body and ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This curriculum is designed with an emphasis in the appreciation and study of human movement, with the goal to educate students for careers in teaching and coaching, athletics administration, recreation, and allied health and wellness programs.

The health of kids is incredibly important, and to stay healthy, kids need to understand how to move and understand their own physical health. By pursuing this degree, you will be able to educate students in a variety of grades the importance of health and wellness. 

What to Expect

Becoming a PE teacher requires a variety of fulfilling coursework to prepare you for your vocation. You will have a better understanding of the human body with exercise physiology, motor development, anatomy, and physiology. You’ll also learn the ins and outs of health education with personal, family, and community health. To gain experience in the field prior to graduation, student teaching and clinical observations will be prioritized by your professors to forge your own classroom management and teaching style.

Concentrations / Specializations
  • Health
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Ann Arbor

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