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B.S. in Health and Physical Education with an Education Endorsement in K-12

About the Program

The Health and Physical Education with an Education Endorsement in K-12 program offers students core health studies and physical education aligned with both the State of New Jersey certification requirements and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Students gain real-world experiences by spending time in the classroom and learning how to navigate the needs of young children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, while receiving an intensive education in the relationship between lifestyle and health.

Core Courses

  • Adapted Physical Education and Health
  • Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan
  • Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education and Health
  • Methods of Teaching Secondary Education and Health
  • Principles of Coaching

Student Outcomes

Our students have gone on to have successful careers in education with the assistance of Monmouth University’s extensive network of local school and district partnerships. At Monmouth, students are introduced to a variety of teaching environments and work with a diverse group of individuals, and small and large groups of students, making them more marketable upon graduation.

Undergraduate Research & Internships

Monmouth University students are immersed in the classroom as early as sophomore year and will have supervised clinical experience including 100 hours in the classroom.

Students have the opportunity to participate in the study abroad, Clinical Component Courses, Fieldwork for Clinical Experience and Component, Clinical Practice, applying for substitute teaching credentials, and our collaborative P-12 School Partnerships.

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Jason Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Chair

Curriculum and Instruction

Robert E. McAllan Hall, 218