Physical Education Undergraduate Program

Why study physical education at Missouri State?

  • You’ll become certified to teach physical education to grades K-12, and professionally qualified to coach.
  • You can expand your professional portfolio with additional teaching certification in driver education or health education.
  • You’ll receive more than 300 hours of experience and hands-on training working with children before student teaching.
  • Upon graduation, you’ll enter a job market that has a high rate of employment.

Careers and outcomes

With a degree in physical education, you can go on to work in areas such as teaching, coaching and administration.


Approval and certification

The physical education program is approved and certified by the Missouri State Board of Education to equip students with the knowledge necessary to enter the education field teaching physical education.