The K-12 Licensure program is CAEP and State Board approved offering both a Physical Education and Health and Wellness endorsement. Students engage with faculty in community service, research, attend and present at local and national conferences. Students participate in a variety of field-based teaching experiences prior to a culminating semester of student teaching. Our unique program is an ideal fit for students who value health-enhancing physical activity, physical literacy, and sports. Highly qualified and professional graduating students are licensed to teach K-12 Physical Education, and Health and Wellness. Students interested in coaching are also invited to pursue this concentration. Please see the Office of Educator Preparation Program in the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences’ section for admission guidelines and licensure information.
The student must complete the following minimal requirements and earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken in the department.
Prior to selecting HHP K-12 as a concentration, the student must be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program. These requirements are: ACT 22, G.P.A. 2.75, successfully pass an interview and background check.