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Physical Education Degree at University of South Alabama (USA)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001057
  • Phone: (251) 460-6101

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  • Phone: (334) 460-6141

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  • Phone: (334) 460-6231

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Physical Education Degree

The physical education program at University of South Alabama 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 Alabama colleges that offer physical education degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Physical Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. USA has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree52
    Master's Degree17

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male35
    Female34

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian1
    Black13
    White49
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physical Education program at USA, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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.

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational 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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, middle school teachers, except special and vocational education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 16.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Mobile, AL
      • Total Employment: 520
      • Average Annual Salary: $45,820

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational 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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Mobile, AL
      • Average Annual Salary: $55,540

Coaches and Scouts

  • Description:

    Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, coaches and scouts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 29.4% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Mobile, AL
      • Total Employment: 260
      • Average Annual Salary: $36,970

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 Alabama

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Mobile

Mobile, AL
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
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United States Sports Academy

Daphne, AL
Type: 4-Year Private College

45 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physical Education (B,M)
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Huntingdon College

Montgomery, AL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B)
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
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Alabama State University

Montgomery, AL
Type: 4-Year Public College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Music Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
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Faulkner University

Montgomery, AL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Physical Education (B,M)
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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Music Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Physical Education (B,M)
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Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
  • Mathematics Teacher Education (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
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Auburn University

Auburn University, AL
Type: 4-Year Public College

180 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B,M,D)
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education (B,M,D)
  • Health Teacher Education (B,M,D)
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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL
Type: 4-Year Public College

47 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Art Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Health Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Physical Education (B,M)
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Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL
Type: 4-Year Public College

55 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Health Teacher Education (B,M)
  • Physical Education (B,M)
  • Reading Teacher Education (B,M)