UGA Specific Information for Health and Physical Education

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education qualifies a student to seek certification in health and physical education in elementary, middle and secondary school in Georgia. The mission of the physical education teacher education (PETE) program at The University of Georgia is to prepare teachers who possess curricular and pedagogical content knowledge that will enable them to teach individuals to be physically active for a lifetime. The Physical and Health Education Teacher Certification Program at the University of Georgia is a certification only program. This means that all students who begin the program will not have the option to graduate with a degree in Physical and Health Education without being certified to teach in the state of Georgia. 

Employers Hiring UGA Health and Physical Education for the Class of 2016*

Ivy Buckhead | Levy Restaurants | Morris School District | Oaklawn Academy | Oconee County School District | The Davis Academy | Topgolf International, Inc.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Health and Physical Education Majors

Fitness Centers | National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes | Peach Bowl | School Districts | The University of Georgia | UGA Athletic Association

Job Titles of UGA Health and Physical Education Majors for the Class of 2016*

Banquet Manager | Bartender | Golf Services Specialist | Health and Physical Education Teacher | Physical Education Teacher | Teacher

Possible Job Titles for UGA Health and Physical Education Majors

Assistant Basketball Coach | Assistant Director of Event Management | Assistant Facilities Coordinator | Assistant Football Coach | Assistant Golf Coach | Assistant Gymnastics Coach | Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach | Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Athletic Trainer | Bench Club Facility Manager | Certified Educator | Director of Program Promotions | Director of Sports Marketing | Game Day Operations Coordinator | Health & Physical Education Teacher | Health Coordinator | Health Educational Leader | Promotions Coordinator | Teacher/Coach

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Health and Physical Education Majors for the Class of 2016*

Athens Technical College | Dalton State College | Georgia Military College | The University of Georgia

UGA Health and Physical Education Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2016 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

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