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What will I learn?

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) in physical education - PreK-12 combines quality, accredited classroom instruction with hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art human performance lab. You’ll also gain practical teaching experience in Kansas’ largest school district preparing you for a successful career working with children through the promotion of health and fitness.

Curriculum

The physical education and teaching curriculum comprises 83-84 hours and are taught within the departments of Human Performance Studies and Curriculum and Instruction. The curriculum includes student teaching in local schools.

Licensure

The program coursework prepares a student for the teacher work sample and PRAXIS licensure exams required by the State of Kansas for application for a teacher license or endorsement. Completion of the teacher work sample and PRAXIS licensure exams with passing scores is required by the State of Kansas for a candidate applying for teacher licensure and/or endorsement.

Applied Learning

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in physical education PreK –12 program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from this program. The requirement can be met by successfully completing HPS 471 Teaching Internship - Physical Education - Secondary.

Careers

A bachelor’s degree from Wichita State’s College of Applied Studies will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and prepares you to pursue an advanced education degree.

Which department am I in?

College of Applied Studies

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,800.00 per year
USD $540.27 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

Expected January, June, August 2023

Venue

College of Applied Studies

1845 Fairmount Street,

WICHITA,

Kansas,

67260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply.

For international students

Students who have completed high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply

English proficiency may be demonstrated in the following ways:

  • Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): 72
  • Wichita State Institutional TOEFL (PBT): 530
  • IELTS Academic or IELTS Indicator overall band score: 6.0
  • PTE Academic: 49

Application deadline: Spring term - Sep 15 (Basic Service), Nov 01 (Standard Service), Dec 01 (Premium Service); Fall term - Apr 15 (Basic Service), Jun 01 (Standard Service), Jul 01 (Premium Service); Summer term - Feb 1 (Basic Service), Mar 01 (Standard Service), Apr 01 (Premium Service)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Wichita State University

Wichita State is a public university that offers high quality education, affordable tuition, and real-world experience.

  • One of the most affordable research universities in the U.S.
  • Over 225 majors to choose from across diverse colleges
  • Affiliates on campus offer research & job opportunities
  • Scholarship of USD 4,800+ for students with GPA of 3.0

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