Explore A Career That Enables You To Make A Difference Every Day In Children’s Physical Health And Well-Being.
Lack of activity is a key part of the obesity epidemic. Our program teaches you how to make learning enjoyable for your students, and how to engage all students in health and physical education using a focus on games and technology such as pedometers and heart rate monitors.
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Shenandoah University’s School of Education & Human Development prepares practitioner-leaders by offering programs of study that conform to the following principles: practicing in a spirit of collaboration; thoughtful examination of the foundations, current contexts and future possibilities of the fields of study; encouraging proactive, problem-centered philosophies of educational and professional practice; producing graduates who will be knowledge-driven, competent decision-makers whose thinking is informed by reflective practice; and preparing caring, capable and reflective teachers, administrators, human services and public sectors practitioners.
Our master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs are unique in their emphasis on the application of theory to real-world problems and lived experiences. Administration and Supervision Licensure and Teacher Education Licensure programs have each earned accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Career and Salary Possibilities
Earnings for Physical Education teachers can range from $36,000 to $48,000 depending on the school district you serve.
The Career Services Office provides a comprehensive range of services and resources to assist Shenandoah students in their career search. Services offered include resume and cover letter building, mock interviews, and professional dining etiquette workshops.
Students who complete the Kinesiology major and also complete the professional education courses listed below, in addition to specific general studies requirements, may qualify for licensure in the area of Health and Physical Education PK-12.
Shenandoah University is a member of NC-SARA, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. View the licensure requirements for out-of-state students enrolling in Shenandoah programs leading to licensure. Click on the tab at the bottom of the screen to locate your program. Note that these requirements are subject to change. Please contact your program with questions.