Physical Education Teacher Education
The Physical Education Teacher Education program at Ohio University offers a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.P.E. degree) with two majors in PETE and Physical Activity and Sport Coaching (PASC). Physical Activity and Wellness program (PAW) is housed within the PETE program; PAW is offered on an elective basis to all students at the university.
Our vision is a healthy society passionate about sustaining regular lifelong physical activity for personal wellness, enjoyment, self-expression, challenge, and inclusive social interactions.
Our mission is to provide collaborative student-centered learning environments committed to exemplary teaching, research, and service. We strive to cultivate leaders in physical literacy who positively impact global wellness through reflective, inclusive, and pedagogical best practices.
For more information on each of our programs, click the links below:
- Physical Education Teacher Education
- Physical Activity and Sport Coaching
- Physical Activty and Wellness
All students interested in physical education will enter Ohio University into a pre-major code of ND8106 (Pre-Physical Education). To be admitted into the major, a student must apply to and be accepted after successful completion of nine courses, and maintain an accumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher.
To learn more about the admission process, click HERE.
Ohio Department of Education Licensure:
The State of Ohio requires two Ohio Assessments for Educators tests to be successfully passed for licensure. Visit the following link for more information: http://www.oh.nesinc.com/
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Multi-Age
- Physical Education
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Ohio University PETE Faculty:
For more information contact:
Ben Forche, Academic Advisor
The Patton College of Education
Athens, OH 45701