Physical Education, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Arts, Sciences, & Education

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

The BS in Physical Education program is designed for individuals who wish to become certified to teach physical education in the elementary and middle, and secondary schools. Upon successful completion of the program and the requirements specified by the Florida Department of Education, degree recipients are eligible for regular teacher certification in the State of Florida.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

o A minimum lower-division GPA of 2.00 or better on a 4.0 scale.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

o A minimum lower-division GPA of 2.30 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree):

Florida Median income $67,100
Florida rate of growth +23%
National Median wages $57,920
National Projected growth +14%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1193.00

Contact Information

Ms. Eva Frank
ZEB 253
305-348-6153
efrank@fiu.edu
http://education.fiu.edu/