The teaching licensure for the Physical and Health Education
programs are combined in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Students planning on a
career as a health and physical education teacher must major in physical
education and must also complete courses in health to become licensed in K-12.
Students must complete:
50 hours of General
16-18 hours of
Physical Education Foundations
12 hours of Physical
Education General Content
hours of a Health Concentration
19 hours of a
Physical Education Concentration
21 hours of a
Professional Education Concentration.
Upon completion of all classes
and student teaching, and providing that the student has at least a 2.5 GPA, the
student will receive a Bachelor of Science degree and will receive their license
The department of Exercise, Sport, and
Health Education at Radford University prepares individuals for leadership
roles in a variety of programs. The Physical and Health Education teaching
program in Radford Virginia needs your support. If you are a high school
senior, college freshman, transfer student, or an undecided major you should
look into our program.
The nation also needs you because the worst
teaching shortage ever is amongst us. We have a graying teacher workforce
that is nearing retirement and a great need for college educated students to be
the replacements. The result will be a historic turnover in the teaching
profession where half the teachers who will be in public school classrooms 10
years from now have not even been hired yet.
your college experience with us. By planting your seed in our department
you can watch it grow for a lifetime.