Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Major

A major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Physical Education Teaching and Coaching is a program that prepares individuals to teach physical education programs and/or to coach sports at various educational levels.

Includes courses that prepares individuals to teach specific programs or to coach not only different sports but at many levels.  In addition to subject content area instruction, common focus areas likely include strengthening teaching and coaching practices and styles, enhancing physical education and sports experiences and management, and specialized training.  May also include technology-based training.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Physical Education and Coaching (use the College Search feature and enter "Physical Education" or "Coaching” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional, Specific Subject Areas – Physical Education Teaching and Coaching?

It may be that a major/degree in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas represents a second bachelor’s program.  Specifically, in the area of Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, you may have the opportunity to expand your career into the realms of direct of athletics, athletic director assistant, or coaching and training specialist.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas – Physical Education Teaching and Coaching