Missouri State University

Health Education Certification

Missouri State Teacher Certification in Health Education
(Certifiable grades K-9, K-12, 9-12)

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Physical Education may receive Missouri state certification in Health Education grades K-9, K-12, or 9-12 by completing the following courses: BMS 307(4) or KIN 250(3), BMS 308(4) or KIN 252(3), or equivalents; CFD 163(3); BMS 130(3) or BMS 240(3); KIN 253(2), 256(2), 257(2), 358(3); PSY 101(3); SWK 330(3); 9-12 certification student must select additional hours of electives in health-related courses, in consultation with their advisor, to bring total to 30 hours; K-12 certification student must select additional hours of electives in health-related courses, in consultation with their advisor, to bring total to 32 hours.  In order to meet Missouri state teacher certification requirements, student must have at least a 2.50 (Missouri State and transfer grades combined) GPA in the certificate subject area which includes all courses listed above.