Physical/Health Education K-12 (BS) Degree Program

Physical/Health Education K-12 (BS)

Physical/Heath Education Overview (K-12)

As a future elementary, middle school, or high school health and/or physical education teacher, you’ll come away from this program with over 24 credit hours in customized content as well as unique teaching-centric courses that help you blend your knowledge about the human body with how to teach students effectively. At Thomas, you’ll learn from the best, including professional organizations dedicated to serving physical education and health education teaching professionals.   

This degree certifies pre-service teachers in Health and Physical Education for grades K-12.

This program launches in Fall 2024

Prepare for a Career In:

  • Elementary, Middle School, or High School physical education or health education teacher
  • Peace Corps
  • Adaptive Physical Educator (requires additional certification)
  • Nonprofit
  • Alternative Education
  • Homeschooling
  • Athletic Director (requires additional certification)

At a Glance

Key Courses

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development
  • Sports Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning
  • Physiology and Biomechanics of Movement
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Public Health and Disease Prevention