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Physical Education Careers


Career Opportunities

The Physical Education Teacher Education program (PETE) and the Physical Education Health Education  (HETE) at WKU prepares students for a considerable number of occupations and professions. One of the most frequently mentioned is teaching from K-12. There is, however, a wide variety of other areas open to students of physical education and health education: corporate wellness, fitness and wellness instructors, activity directors and a host of others 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.

The Physical Education Movement Studies program at WKU prepares students for a considerable number of occupations and professions. A wide variety of areas open to students in physical education: corporate wellness, fitness and wellness instructors, activity directors and a host of other occupations in the business community.

Physical Education Professional Organizations

National:

Society of Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE)

Regional:

Southern District of the American Society Society of Health And Physical Educators (SDSHAPE)

State:

Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD)


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 Last Modified 1/20/20