Secondary Education (Physical Education), BAE

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The Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education (Physical Education) prepares you to teach grades K–12. Along with a strong theoretical background in physical education, you'll develop the skills and abilities required to teach elementary, middle or high school students. The curriculum directly aligns with Arizona's standards for teachers and the Society of Health and Physical Educators of America standards for beginning teachers and provides extensive experiences in integrating technology into teaching. 

 

 

Courses

View the course list and time to completion for this degree

Program locations

  • Polytechnic

Credentials

This degree qualifies you for an Arizona educator certification in:

Secondary Education with PE endorsement

You will be required to pass the applicable exams administered by the state. Learn more from the Arizona Department of Education.

An Arizona certificate may qualify you as an educator in other states. Visit a state’s department of education homepage and search “reciprocity.”

Careers

Qualified educators are in high demand. Your future careers could include:

  • Elementary school physical education teacher
  • Middle school physical education teacher
  • High school school physical education teacher
  • Educator in nonschool settings, like nonprofits, community centers and youth development organizations

Professional experiences

MLFTC Professional Pathways provides internships and residencies that expose you to more ways of teaching and learning.

Junior year
You’ll intern part-time in a 6–12 classroom in your specialty area.

Senior year
You’ll complete a year-long residency working part-time with a team in a partner school.

Every team works with the support of a certified lead teacher and an ASU faculty member called a site lead, introducing you to more modes of professional collaboration and problem-solving while offering you as much support as possible. The result? School hiring managers tell us MLFTC graduates enter the education workforce with the poise and skills of second-year teachers.

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"My one piece of advice for students is: Really make sure that you you grab a hold of the relationships you build with faculty, friends and classmates because that's where a lot of the career opportunities come from." — Paul Morrison (BAE '19)

Hear more from Paul on this podcast

Paying for college

The cost of attendance varies widely. To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, view ASU’s standard cost of attendance.

There are many ways to reduce your costs, including scholarships and grants just for education students. Explore your options


Admission requirements

Students are required to meet all applicable ASU admission requirements for first-year studentstransfer students or international students.

As a transfer student, you can ensure a positive experience by signing up for an ASU transfer pathway program. Find your path to ASU

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