Bachelor of Science in
Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12


Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

Southeastern's Health and Physical Education program leads to teacher certification in Health and Physical Education for grades kindergarten through 12. Students who complete all requirements for teacher licensure in Louisiana are certified to teach Health and Physical Education in elementary, middle/junior high and high schools throughout the state. Also offered are courses leading to teacher certification in Adapted Physical Education and a minor in Athletic Coaching.

Other Concentrations



  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Athletic Coaching

Required Semester Hours 124

Program Highlights

  • Students have access to four teaching/research laboratories, an indoor heated pool and outdoor tennis courts
  • Nationally recognized faculty with strong records of publication
  • Student research opportunities
  • Southeastern is recognized throughout the state and region as a leader in teacher education
  • Teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); Health and PE degree is approved by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
  • Honors curriculum available


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Athletic Coach
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher

Types of Employers

  • Elementary Schools
  • High Schools
  • Middle/Junior High Schools



Show More


Student Orgs & Activities

KHS Club (Kinesiology and Health Studies Student Organization)

Sport Management Organization