Health Education and Physical Education
About This Program
Looking to teach Physical Education or Health Education in New York State? Have a passion for coaching and want to put your skills to use in interschool athletics? Then Utica University's Health Education & Physical Education program is for you.
Why Utica University
Students are taught using a range of methods by which physical and health literacy can be achieved. In particular, the program utilizes adventure education (structured learning exercises characterized by perceived or real risk or challenge) and experiential education principles as the foundation for its curriculum.
Office of Admissions
Health Education and Physical Education at Utica
- Elementary School Teacher
- Jr High School / High School / Secondary School Teacher
- Higher Education
- Sports Coach
- Athletic Director
- State Regulatory Offices
A Strong Foundation
What You'll Learn
Students in the Health & Physical Education program will:
- Plan and implement developmentally appropriate, inclusive, lessons and student learning activities which promote physical, intellectual, emotional, and social well-being.
- Create, apply, and analyze assessment of student learning; using results and self-reflection to shape instructional practices.
This program requires moderate physical activity including running, jumping, climbing, and tumbling. Students must complete a minimum of 100 hours of fieldwork. Student teaching in physical education and health education is also required.
Health & Physical Education Faculty
- Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Exercise & Wellness Studies
Health & Physical Education Adjunct Faculty
The Interprofessional Education (IPE) program at Utica University helps you develop a deeper understanding of a broad range of roles in the health professions so that you can effectively team up with practitioners in other disciplines to deliver outstanding patient care.LEARN MORE