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. 



Class of 2022 Career Outcomes for Health and Physical Education*

** Includes Self-Employed


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Career Consultant Weekly Satellite Hours: Tuesdays, 2:30-4:30pm, Aderhold Hall 614

Daily Career Center Drop-In Hours: (staffed by Career Center graduate assistants and student interns)

  • In-Person: Mondays – Thursdays, 11 am – 2 pm in Clark Howell Hall (2nd Floor)
  • Virtual: Fridays, 11 am – 2 pm, career.uga.edu/appointments

Individual Career Consulting Appointments: Schedule online through Handshake or by calling 706-542-3375

Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Health and Physical Education majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
Amazon Health and Safety Specialist
Bar G Horse and Cattle Supply Customer Service
Barrow County Schools Special Ed Teacher
Camden County Schools Science Teacher and Coach
Department of Family and Children Services CPS Investigator
FieldEdge Sales Development Representative
Fusion National Dance Regional Director
Gwinnett County Public Schools Middle School Physical Education Teacher
Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher
McIntosh County Schools Elementary PE Teacher
Morgan County Charter School System Teacher
Par Excellence Systems Implementation Specialist
Paulding County School District Teacher
Stamps Teacher
Stephens County School District Cosmetology Teacher
* denotes no responses received.

*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/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2022 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.

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

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 Class of 2022 Health and Physical Education majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
Georgia Military College - Online Not Specified
Georgia Southern University Kinesiology, Not Specified
University of Georgia Kinesiology, Master's
* denotes no responses received.