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B.S.Ed. in Health & Physical Education Undergraduate Programs

The College of Education offers a B.S.Ed. in Health and Physical Education certification degree program for those interested in teaching health and physical education at the elementary, middle and high school level. This face-to-face program is offered on either the Statesboro or Armstrong Campus.

The Health and Physical Education Bachelor of Science Certification Program (HPE) is designed for students who are seeking initial teacher certification in the P-12 teaching field in health and physical education. The program consists of: Coursework in the major field of study, Methodology courses addressing academic instruction, and Core coursework in professional education.

During the Health and Physical Education degree program, we ensure you’re prepared to be only the most excellent teacher.  You will have many experiences in public school classrooms prior to the student teaching semester. All field experiences, including student teaching, take place within a 70 mile radius of the Georgia Southern campus.

Upon successful completion of the program and passing  the Health and Physical Education Certification GACE exam, and the edTPA portfolio, you will qualify for Georgia’s P-5 teacher Induction certification.

Health and Physical Education • Dept. of Teaching and Learning • PO Box 8134 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5925