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Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Teacher Education Program at KU

The Health and Physical Education (PE) teacher education program at KU leads to initial teacher licensure (PK-12) in health & physical education. This program is comprised of three major parts: General Education (requirements completed primarily in the first two years), Major (content areas in which students are specializing), and Professional Education (course work focusing on students as learners and ability to communicate knowledge effectively). The health & physical education program is noncompetitive and the number of admissions is open.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Program Reputation - KU’s Bachelor's Degree in Health & Physical Education (PE) is offered through the KU School of Education, which recently ranked 8th in the nation was according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Education Schools. 
  • Nationally-accredited Program - The KU School of Education is accredited under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards through the CAEP Accreditation System.

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