The goal of this degree option is to prepare educators to teach health in public or private schools, grades K-12. The curricula provides a broad background in the basic sciences and in professional education. This degree certifies students to teach health only, although students are encouraged to become certified in a second teaching field through the use of core curriculum electives and support field electives.
Each student completes appropriate course work in academic foundations and professional education. The student also completes a full semester of student teaching in a school setting. If the application deadline falls over a weekend, Professional Phase and Internship forms will be due the following Monday.
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