Are you interested in sports, fitness and wellness? Do you want to become a coach, teacher or work as a personal fitness trainer? Do you want to help young people live a healthy lifestyle? Then earning a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from The University of Findlay is the right program for you.
Through our health and physical education program, you will earn a bachelor of science in health and physical education, preparing you for a career as a licensed multi-age health and physical education teacher.
Health and physical education at the University of Findlay supports the awareness that the key to health and wellness is the quality of your lifestyle. UF promotes health and wellness with an emphasis on lifelong learning and the skills that can be integrated into a well-rounded lifestyle.
Emphasis on Hands-On Experience
Field experience is an integral part of the health and physical education program. Fieldwork starts at the beginning of your sophomore year. You will be able to observe a health professional within a 15-mile radius of the University. During your senior year, you will student teach in an area school to hone the skills you have learned.
Students will have the opportunity to develop close working relationships with the faculty, not just as professors or lecturers, but also caring professionals who can help prepare you for a career. Smaller classes help to strengthen the student-teacher relationship.