The Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education major prepares future educators for teaching students in Health (grades 5-12) and Physical Education (grades K-12) about how to live a physically active and health enhancing lifestyle.
Check out this KEYC News Now story about Minnesota State Mankato Physical Education and Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE) students and their work with area homeschoolers!
If you would like to learn more about becoming a Physical Education and Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE) student OR are a homeschool family looking for information on enrolling, please reach out Ben Schwamberger.
The Health and Physical Education major prepares teacher candidates to effectively teach K-12 students about physical and health literacy to ensure these students have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a health enhancing physically active lifestyle.
The curriculum offers teacher candidates hands-on learning geared toward standards-based instruction in School Health and Physical Education to meet the needs of all students.
The Health and Physical Education club provides members with resources to better prepare them in their future professions as health and physical educators, and also offers service learning opportunities.
Students who complete their degree in Health and Physical Education predominantly work in an educational setting teaching health education at the middle school or high school level and/or physical education at the elementary, middle, or high school levels.
The BS in Physical Education-DAPE program prepares future educators for teaching students in PreK-12 about how to live a physically active and health-enhancing lifestyle.