Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion Program By University of Wyoming |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The Division of Kinesiology and Health has three principle functions specific to undergraduate education: (1) to prepare students in kinesiology and health promotion for a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings; (2) to prepare students to teach physical and health education in schools K-12; and (3) to continue to deliver the 2003 USP Physical Activity and Your Health program university wide to meet the University Studies Physical Activity and Health requirement. Students enrolled in these programs must meet academic standards as determined by the Division of Kinesiology and Health, College of Health Sciences, and the University of Wyoming. The K&HP major prepares students well for admission to physical therapy school and occupational therapy school, as well as other health professions (e.g., physician, physician assistant, dentist, chiropractor, optometrist, etc.). Approximately 60% of students majoring in K&HP apply to one of these health professional schools once they have completed their B.S. degree in Kinesiology and Health. Other students majoring in training, fitness, recreation, and leisure, and health promotion with state agencies - the job market is very diverse for these students. The PHET program prepares students to teach physical and health education (PHET) in schools K-12. The PHET major is a nationally recognized program for meeting the NASPE/NCATE Initial Physical Education Teacher Education Accreditation Standards. This program offers individuals opportunity to combine certifications/endorsements in health education K-12, adapted physical education K-12, and coaching.

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