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Physical Education (K-12)

Find your passion – and a rewarding calling – in teaching and preparing students for a healthy life.

If you have a passion for physical fitness and sports, and you want to teach and/or coach in elementary, middle, or high school, we’ll provide you the best of all worlds.

You’ll not only learn the science and the latest techniques in Physical Education but also you’ll learn the craft of teaching and how you can skillfully communicate with students to help them grow. You’ll give them the foundational skills to take care of their bodies.

With a Christ-centered focus in your studies, you’ll be ready to influence students to be their best. This degree will put you in position to become certified as an educator in the state of Missouri.

Career Opportunities

  • Physical Education teacher
  • Athletics coach


Regular Faculty

Kelly Richardson

Program Coordinator Sport Management

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