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 Thank you for visiting the WKU Physical Education website.

We are in the School of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport and offer undergraduate students a Bachelor of Science degree with three concentration options and a minor in Athletic Coaching:The Physical Education major is comprised of the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE), Physical Education Health Education (HETE), and Physical Education Movement Studies (PEMS) concentrations.They prepare students for a considerable number of occupations and professions. One of the most frequently mentioned is teaching in K-12.  However, there are a wide variety of other areas open to students of physical education: corporate wellness, fitness, wellness instructors, activity director, graduate programs in all areas related to KRS,  occpational therapy (provided you meet the prerequisites), and a host of other PE and Health teaching focused occupations in the business community. Those students who complete the teacher certification process will be eligible to be recommended for a teaching endorsement in the State of Kentucky.


If you are asking why WKU Physical Education? We invite you to watch this video for a preview of our program.


Physical Education - Teacher Education Concentration        Physical Education - Movement Studies Concentration

Physical Education - Health Education Concentration



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 Last Modified 11/17/20