What is Physical Education and Kinesiology at WVU like?
Physical educators make an impact on the health, well-being and quality of life of future generations. The Physical Education and Kinesiology (PEK) program prepares you to teach, motivate and shape the lives of Pre-K through adult learners in physical education, movement, wellness and sport-based environments.
You'll learn to use and integrate technology into your class work, gain hands-on, real-world experience and learn how to design and deliver physical education programs. Upon program completion, you are eligible for dual certification in Pre-K-Adult Physical Education and 5-12 Health Education.
Our graduates are physical activity and wellness leaders in their schools, communities and states who promote healthy, active lifestyles for children and adults alike.
At a Glance
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Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
- Physical Education Teaching
- Sport Pedagogy