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Physical Education

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School of Arts and Sciences

A physical education major prepares you for professional experiences including:

  • physical education teacher
  • fitness club management
  • personal fitness training
  • athletic training

As a physical education teacher, you must pursue an additional teaching major. You will also choose one emphasis from the following:

  • sport management/fitness
  • teacher certification
  • exercise science

The athletic trainer completes all of the internship requirements of the National Athletic Training Association. In addition, you will need to achieve a satisfactory score on the NATA accrediting examination in order to be an accredited athletic trainer.

Refer to the Physical Education Teaching endorsement for additional information.