Physical And Health Education Teaching Requirements
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The Physical and Health Education program prepares students to teach physical and health education at the elementary and secondary levels. Some students choose to use this degree as an entry level degree to other professional degrees such as a Master's degree in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, or a Physicians Assistant program to name a few.
A physical and health education teaching degree gives students an understanding of how physical activity affects health enhancement, disease prevention and human performance. Students learn through the multi-disciplinary study of the human body, mind, and spirit, and they examine how a society can strive to encourage a healthy active lifestyle among citizens in a changing world. Areas that will be covered include health promotion, epidemiology, socio-cultural aspects of physical activity as well as in the more traditional areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics and ergonomics, and sport and exercise psychology.
Physical And Health Education Teaching Careers
The career trajectory of people with a Physical And Health Education Teaching degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Physical And Health Education Teaching degrees have experience in is Physical Education Teacher, followed by Personal Trainer, Fitness Trainer, Physical Therapist Assistant, Health Educator, Ethical Hacker, Exercise Physiologist, Kinesiologist, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, and Recreation Worker.
|Career||% of graduates||% of population||Multiple|
|Physical Education Teacher||4.1%||0.1%||78.3×|
|Physical Therapist Assistant||2.2%||0.1%||36.8×|
|Fitness and Wellness Coordinator||1.8%||0.1%||32.1×|
Physical And Health Education Teaching Salary
Physical And Health Education Teaching graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.
|Percentile||Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)|
|25th (bottom earners)||-|
|Median (average earners)||-|
|75th (top earners)||-|
Physical And Health Education Teaching Underemployment
Physical And Health Education Teaching graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.
|Employment Type||Proportion of graduates|
|We are still collecting information for this degree|