Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Health Education

GWU physical education students

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with preparation for K-12 teacher licensure will give you the training and field experience to effectively educate students in physical education.

Undergraduate Admissions

Your major in Physical Education/Health Education includes education and training in accordance with North Carolina DPI standards. The program is NCATE accredited, and will result in dual licensure, qualifying you for employment in the public schools at any grade level. 

As a teacher-in-training, you’ll have opportunities for field experiences in public schools and to participate in organizing community programs such as the North Carolina Senior Games and Special Olympics. Through the training opportunities available, you’ll develop and practice professional skills to help meet each one of your student’s needs for health, fitness, and physical skills.

The program concludes with a professional semester, during which you will put coursework into practice as a full-time student teacher in one of the area schools.

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