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What will I learn?

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education Teacher Education will empower you to be a dynamic, active individual in your community, one who is focused on the overall health and well-being of those around you. Our program is composed of three sections: health and kinesiology, professional pedagogy, and professional activity. Majors typically opt for teacher certification through our Department of Teacher Education as they prepare to teach K-12.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education Teacher Education at Lamar University is flexible so you can do what interests you the most, and while you're here, you'll learn about care and prevention, nutrition and diet, biomechanics, applied fitness concepts and strength and conditioning, among others. Through our program, you'll be prepared for a rewarding and challenging career as an educator and will have the opportunity to change lives for the better through a solid foundation of all that you've learned.

Career Paths

This degree program culminates in teacher certification, so that you will be qualified as a Texas teacher for grades K-12. Other career options for kinesiology majors include jobs in public health, training and recreation.

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Education and Human Development

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

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

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