Physical Education Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Physical Education Degree

The physical education program at Southern University and A&M College prepares students for careers teaching physical education in elementary, middle, or secondary school. The program focuses on planning and implementing a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals, based on state and national standards. Program courses include: personal health and wellness, foundation of movement and motor activities, biology, prevention and care of athletic injuries, and individual and team sports skills. Get more details below including other Louisiana colleges that offer physical education degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physical Education program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.1% from 2014 to 2024

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Annual Salary: $49950

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Annual Salary: $51470

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physical Education Programs in Louisiana

Physical Education programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 340 students completed this program

Programs

  • Agricultural Teacher Education (B,M,D)
  • Art Teacher Education (B,M,D)
  • Business Teacher Education (B,M,D)
  • Music Teacher Education (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 94 students completed this program

Programs

  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Physical Education (B,M)
  • Social Studies Teacher Education (B,M)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (B,M)
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Music Teacher Education (B,M)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (M)
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (M)
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education (M)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (M)

Louisiana College

Pineville, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (B)
  • Business Teacher Education (B)
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B)

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
  • Reading Teacher Education (B)
  • Biology Teacher Education (B)

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Business Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
  • Reading Teacher Education (B)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Education (B,M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Social Studies Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Computer Teacher Education (B,M)

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Art Teacher Education (B)
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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