Physical Education (grades P-12)
TROY’s Physical Education program prepares students to educate others about the proper and ethical approaches for attaining or remaining physical fit. While the Physical Education major stresses teaching, students are also provided a firm scientific foundation in all areas of exercise science. Students are prepared to enter the workforce through hands-on involvement at various clinical opportunities. Upon completion of the degree to include internship, students are eligible for teacher certification in Physical Education (grades P-12). If you are passionate about changing the future of physical fitness of the nation’s youth, the TROY’s Physical Education program is for you! Come and join us- we will change the world!
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:: About the College of Health and Human Services
The College of Health and Human Services prepares students for high demand careers that offer attractive pay and opportunities to positively affect the lives of others. Opportunities that stimulate the interest of our students and promote critical thinking skills are available at every level in all four of our academic units: Department of Athletic Training; Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation and Social Work; Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion; and School of Nursing. Whether you’re aspiring to a career in nursing, athletic training, social work, rehabilitation, human services, sport and fitness management, health promotion, physical education, or exercise physiology, TROY will provide you with the tools to be a successful professional.
In the College of Health and Human Services, education is more than just being inside the classroom. Each of the degrees offered by the departments in the College of Health and Human Services provides an interactive level of hands-on experience to prepare you for a seamless transition from college to career. At the hands of our highly-qualified faculty and staff, you are sure to gain the tools you need for that real-world experience. The College of Health and Human Services talented faculty and staff come to work every day with unyielding devotion and exceptional dedication to help our students become the compassionate and highly skilled professionals of tomorrow.
There are many things that make the College of Health and Human Services unique. The Sport and Fitness Management program, in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, is one of the first five programs in the world to receive accreditation status thus ensuring a quality education. The School of Nursing boasts a totally online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree as well as 100% placement. Graduates in Health Education and Physical Education have been selected as teacher of the year at the state, regional, and national levels as well as pursuing advanced degrees. A significant number of students who have graduated from the Department of Athletic Training have found employment at all levels of sport ranging from high schools to Division I programs and the professional teams. Graduates from the Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, and Social Work have attained positions not only on a state level but also on a national and international basis.
Whichever path you choose, there is one thing that is certain—here at the College of Health and Human Services, learning really is brought to life. So, if you’re looking to begin your college education or are ready to take the next step in advancing your career, the College of Health and Human Services has a place for you. Come and join us- We will change the world!