The Health/Physical Education major is primarily designed to prepare students for careers in teaching physical education and/or health education, coaching or recreation.

For more information on the Health/Physical Education program, please contact Department Chair Garry Ladd at 618-235-2700, ext. 5373, or

Educational Program

Associate in Arts Degree (0001) – Health/Physical Education Pre-Major

Career Opportunities

  • Elementary, Middle and High School Teacher
  • Physical Education Specialist
  • Health Educator
  • Individual and Team Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Activities Director
  • Sporting Goods Sales and Marketing
  • Community/Commercial Recreation Director
  • Sports Official/Referee/Umpire