Careers in Physical Education
Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in
What jobs are available?
Physical education teachers, Coach, Athletic Administration.
Who employs Physical Education majors?
- Public and private schools
- Colleges and universities
- Professional and semi-professional sports
- Community recreation programs
- Sport league conference bodies
- Adult education programs
- Fitness clubs
Good skills or traits for Physical Education majors:
- Good overall physical condition.
- Enjoyment of physical activity.
- Ability to work well with others and motivate students.
- Leadership skills and communication abilities.
- Self-discipline, persistence, and patience.
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
- Obtain teacher's certification (for public school jobs).
- Obtain Master's degree or higher (for college and university positions).
- Gain practical experience through student teaching.
- Participate on an athletic team, develop thorough knowledge of specific sports.
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