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The physical education and health non-certification program prepares students to work in YMCA community recreation centers, family fitness and sports centers, after school programs, summer camps, voluntary health organizations, and as community health educators. The program consists of courses in sports skills (individual, dual and team sports), health education and other kinesiology related courses. The final course in the program is a 250-hour community-based internship that is affiliated with community centers, health clubs, YMCAs and health education organizations where students receive on the job training as part of their fieldwork experiences.

Review the 4 year plan below.

Career Paths

A degree in physical education non-certification  prepares students for leadership roles in activity based recreation settings:

  • YMCA and YWCA
  • Community recreation centers
  • Family fitness centers
  • Summer camps

Program Contact Information

Dr. Carol Ryan
Physical Education and Health Program Director