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.
Physical Education and Kinesiology program highlights:
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