Welcome to the Physical Education Opportunities Page!

Here you'll find the information you need to be successful in this major.

Job Opportunities

This major can lead you to the following job opportunities:

  • Agency Recreation Leader
  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Trainer*
  • Camp Director
  • Coach
  • College/University Academic Advisor
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Dance Instructor
  • Exercise Physiologist*
    Guidance Counselor*
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher (PreK-12)
  • Health Coordinator
    Instructor, College/University*
  • Intramural Director
  • Occupational Therapy*
  • Outdoor Education Instructor
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Sports Medicine Physician*
  • Sports Official*
  • Sports Psychologist*
  • Weight-Control Counselor

Employment Settings

There are numerous settings this
major will allow you to work in, these
are just a few:

  • Public and Private PreK-12 Schools
  • Community Centers and Public
  • Gymnasiums
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Camps
  • Churches
  • Industry (private, public companies)
  • Health Spas, Fitness Centers, and Resorts
  • Retirement Communities
  • Community Centers
  • State & Federal Government Agencies

Program Features

  • Preparation for initial certification in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 in health and physical education
  • Three semesters of field placements during upper level courses 
  • Program includes the use of state-of-the-­art multi-media classrooms, computer lab, arena, and sport fields, and time in Wolf Wellness Lab
  • National coaching and personal trainer certification options
  • Team of professional, full-time Academic Advisors