Health, Physical Education, and Wellness
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B.S. in Wellness
B.S.Ed. in Health Education
The B.S. in Wellness is an interdisciplinary degree blending coursework and learning experiences in six Wellness areas: physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and environmental. Graduates with this degree often seek and find work in diverse areas: from corporate wellness to retirement centers, from YMCAs to governmental agencies, from church camps to private consulting.
B.S. in Education degree with a major in Physical Education certifies our graduates to teach Physical Education (K-12) in
Our Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program offers a variety of courses in professional foundations, fitness, wellness, sports skills development, coaching, outdoor adventure, dance, and instructional methodology. Physical Education majors who add the necessary coursework can apply to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), after their graduation, for Health Education Teacher Certification.