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School Wellness Education, B.Sc.

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Grove City, PA, United States
Do you want to inspire young people to learn  healthy habits that will decrease their chances of long-term health problems? Are you passionate about motivating children to start lifelong well-being behaviors that will lead them to healthy futures? Look no further than SRU's School Wellness Education concentration.


Physical education teachers who earn their bachelor's degree at Slippery Rock are equipped with fundamental leadership and administrative skills. The program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education in Physical Education.

The School Wellness Education program is based on the following seven components of living well:

  • Physical (activity and movement);
  • Fueling your body (nutrition);
  • Social and emotional wellness (strategies for managing stress, anxiety and depression);
  • The human body (muscles, bones and organs);
  • The human body response (benefits of wellness or consequences for lack of);
  • Health-related fitness (training principles); and
  • Injury prevention and wellness (self, others and environment).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of School Wellness I
  • Principles of School Wellness II 
  • Elementary Strategies for School Wellness 
  • Secondary Strategies for School Wellness
  • Aquatic Fundamentals 
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Elementary School Wellness Skills & Fitness
  • Middle School Wellness Skills & Fitness
  • Secondary School Wellness Skills & Fitness
  • School Nutrition & Wellness
  • Motor Development t and Learning
  • Social and Emotional Wellness
  • Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Physical Activity
  • ELL Strategies and Practices
  • Educational Psychology for Diverse Learners
  • Foundations of School Wellness
  • Intro to Adapted Physical Activity
  • Educational Movement in Health & Wellness
  • Contemporary Topics in Health
  • Professional Advocacy & Leadership
  • Technology for Wellness
  • School Wellness Assessment and Promotion 
  • Student Teaching 

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official High School transcripts (including a 12th grade class schedule if applicable)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • $30 application fee 
  • Complete the application for admission (NO FEE).
  • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed,
  • Submit a copy of your passport - copy of the picture page.
  • All applicants must verify finances. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
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  • National

    322 USD/credit
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
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