The mission of the education program is to prepare highly competent pre-service elementary, secondary, and all-level teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences. A major in Physical Education: Grades K-12 will prepare you to teach physical education, wellness and fitness in primary, elementary or secondary schools.
Your program will also address the Sunshine State Standards, the Accomplished Practices, and the Florida Education Standards Commission's Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct and its ramifications, which leads to first-rate employment opportunities for you after graduation.
Just a few of the careers you'll be prepared for are:
Not sure about the major? Check out the minor option.
You’ll also have internship opportunities at a variety of locations, both on campus and off campus, including:
"My professors have been a great influence and a great help in developing the skills and knowledge that I need to be a successful physical educator." -Michael Fritz, Physical Education alum, Teacher Education (K-12)