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Health and Physical Education (PK-12), B.A., B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NE,
 At Wayne State, you’ll study anatomy, exercise physiology, and biomechanics – all important things to understand as a teacher of health and physical education. With a degree in education and an endorsement in health and P.E., you’ll be prepared to teach all ages (PK-12).


The Health, Human Performance, and Sport Department prepares students for careers in exercise science, physical education, sport management, athletic training, strength and conditioning, and other careers related to health and human performance. With our state-of-the-art human performance laboratory, you’ll have access to elaborate equipment designed for a variety of testing needs, including BMI and skinfold testing, and V02 max treadmills. Our facilities and equipment are used for lifestyle assessment classes, physiology labs, training practicum students, and conducting research. The lab also serves as an educational and testing facility to numerous visitors within the region. 

The programme

When you choose to pursue an education degree from Wayne State, you are following in the footsteps of thousands before you who heeded the same call. At Wayne State College, we build outstanding education professionals for schools in Nebraska and around the world. In fact, 1 in 10 Nebraska teachers has at least one degree from Wayne State.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition Skills 
  • Performing, and Visual Arts Gen Ed 
  • World History 
  • Lifestyle Assessment 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Elementary School Health and P.E. 

          English Language Requirements

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          General Requirements

          • To be admitted to Wayne State, you must graduate from an accredited high school.

          For this reason, we strongly recommend the following high school curriculum. 

          • English/Language Arts 4 units (years)
          • Mathematics (including Algebra) 3 units (years) 
          • Social Studies/History 3 units (years) 
          • Sciences 3 units (years) 
          • A final high school transcript documenting official graduation date from that high school must be submitted . 
          • All freshman applicants under the age of 21 are expected to submit test scores from either the American College Testing Program (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The ACT is preferred.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            354 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 354 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
          • National

            265 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 265 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
          • In-State

            177 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 177 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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          Living costs for Wayne

          • 966 - 1490 USD/month
            Living Costs

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