The Physical Education major focuses on the study of human movement using scientific and social foundations. The study of Physical Education develops a scientific understanding of human movement and the skills to apply theoretical concepts in practical settings.
Students enrolled in the Physical Education major are required to choose one of two options: Physical Education Teacher Certification (K-12) or Physical Education and Health Education Teacher Certification (K-12). Students are only able to choose the Contract option (listed below) after accumulating 90 credits once the department chair has given approval.
- Degree Requirements
- Contract Option requirements
- Physical Education and Health Education Teacher Certification (K-12) Option requirements
- Physical Education Teacher Certification (K-12) Option requirements
Graduates of the Physical Education major go on to work in public and private schools, recreation and athletic programs.
For more information about our Physical Education program, contact:
Teacher Certification Option
- Dr. Irene Cucina
Graduate Physical Education Coordinator
Department of Health and Human Performance
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH 03264