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Grand Valley students working out in the rec center. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Health and Physical Education, B.S.

Health and physical educators are certified teachers for preschool through 12th grade students. The degree offers a variety of experiences with students in school settings. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in their field, positively impacting communities.


Experiential Learning Opportunities

Health and physical education majors participate in fieldwork and student teaching opportunities across the state of Michigan.

High Pass Rate for Teacher Certification

Graduates from GVSU's health and physical education program experience high pass rates on the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification.

Personal Attention from Faculty

Health and physical education faculty deliver personal attention to students, both in class and in the field.


Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree in health and physical education reflects the national Society of Health and Physical Educators standards. The program provides high-impact experiences for students to become qualified educators.

Why Study Health and Physical Education at Grand Valley?

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Program Details