Physical education degree programs train future teachers to help students maintain their fitness and well-being. Common topics of study in a physical education degree program can range from sports history and ethics to sports program management.
Schools with Physical Education Programs
Below is a list of schools that provide students with a variety of physical education studies.
|College/University||Location||Degrees Offered||Tuition (2015-2016)*|
|Arizona State University||Tempe, Arizona||Bachelor's, Master's||$10,158 (in-state), $25,458 (out-of-state)|
|The University of Texas at Austin||Austin, Texas||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral||$9,806 (in-state), $34,676 (out-of-state)|
|Texas A&M||Austin, Texas||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral||$10,176 (in-state), $28,768 (out-of-state)|
|California State University-Long Beach||Long Beach, California||Bachelor's, Master's||$6,452 (in-state), $17,612 (out-of-state)|
|University of Houston||Houston, Texas||Bachelor's, Master's||$8,759 (in-state), $20,519 (out-of-state)|
|San Diego State University||San Diego, CA||Bachelor's||$6,976 (in-state), $18,136 (out-of-state)|
|The University of North Texas||Denton, TX||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral||$9,730 (in-state), $19,090 (out-of-state)|
|Brigham Young University-Provo||Provo, Utah||Bachelor's||$5,150|
|Liberty University||Lynchburg, VA||Bachelor's||$20,109|
College Selection Criteria
Considerations in choosing a quality physical education program may include:
- Make sure the PE program aligns with your career goals and objectives, whether you want to teach, coach or work in fitness instruction and personal training.
- Check whether the degree program prepares you for your state teaching licensure if you plan to work in a public school.
- See what kind of student teaching or classroom experiences the program includes.
Students interested in studying physical education can find bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. When choosing a school, prospective students may want to keep in mind tuition costs, career goals in this broad field and teaching licensure prep.