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Physical Education - Grades K-12, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The mission of the education program is to prepare highly competent pre-service elementary, secondary, and all-level teachers for diverse classrooms through academic and clinical experiences. A major in Physical Education: Grades K-12 will prepare you to teach physical education, wellness and fitness in primary, elementary or secondary schools. 


What Can I Do With This Degree?

Just a few of the careers you'll be prepared for are:

  • P.E. teacher
  • High school coach
  • Fitness trainer

At PBA, you'll:

  • Enjoy a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
  • Have available a wide range of teacher preparation programs: kindergarten, elementary school or high school.
  • Receive coursework from human structure and function to human development.
  • Receive preparation in a private university in a Christian environment.
  • Be a part of the successful history of job placement of graduates.
  • Have access to outstanding faculty.
  • Be a part of PBA's prestigious reputation in the local public and private school systems.
Your Opportunities

You benefit from PBA's partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County and various religious and private schools in the area.

You’ll also have internship opportunities at a variety of locations, both on campus and off campus, including:

  • PBA’s Athletic Department
  • PBA’s Fitness Center
  • West Palm Beach Recreation Department
  • Public and private Christian schools
  • Working with special population students

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications are accepted throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Foundations of Assessment
  • Introduction to Athletic Training
  • Personal Health
  • Team Sports for the Physical Educator
  • Recreational Physical Activity for the Physical Educator
  • Professional Foundations of Health and Human Performance
  • Aquatics, Gymnastics, and Dance for the Physical Educator


You’ll learn from professors who have received several top awards for teaching and who have real-world experience teaching at all grade levels as well as at other universities. One professor is a certified trainer through Polar Electro, Inc., and has conducted numerous training programs for the company. You will also be taught by professors who specialize in human physiology. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

National Students Requirements:
  • ACT/SAT scores.
  • Official high school transcripts.
  • Online application.
International Students Requirements:
  • Completed online application with a $50 (US currency) application fee.
  • Essay of 300-500 words describing the intersection between your personal faith journey and academic collegiate goals.
  • Official high school or previous university transcripts evaluated and translated by a professional evaluation company that must be a member of the NACES.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Palm Beach

  • 1129 - 2030 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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