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B.S. Kinesiology (Health and Physical Education concentrations) - Columbus State University

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B.S. Kinesiology (Health and Physical Education concentrations)

The BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health and Physical Education (certification) prepares students to obtain P-12 certification in both health and physical education. The program of study provides a strong base in the sciences, study of the various content fields that comprise health education and physical education, and numerous field experiences in which academic content applies to teaching.

View the certification degree requirements

The BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health and Physical Education (non-certification) prepares professionals to work in diverse settings related to: sport coaching, community physical activity and sport settings. The program of study provides a strong base in the sciences, study of the various content fields that comprise health education, sport coaching, physical activity, recreation and field experiences in which academic content applies to developing the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to work with diverse populations.

View the non-certification degree requirements

Career Opportunities

  • Activities/Recreation Director
  • Camp Director
  • Health Educator
  • Health/Fitness Consultant
  • Sport Coaching
  • Sport Director
  • Sporting Goods Sales

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What will I be certified to teach?
  2. Who is my advisor?
  3. I already have a degree—how do I go about getting certified to teach health and physical education?

What will I be certified to teach?

Once you have completed all degree requirements and passed the GACE II (115, 116), you will be certified to teach health and physical education P-12.

Who is my advisor?

All undergraduate advising for Kinesiology (Health & Physical Education concentration) majors is conducted by CSU ADVISE.

I already have a degree—how do I go about getting certified to teach health and physical education?

Please see the information concerning the MAT degree. (Will be updated shortly)

 

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