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Northwest Missouri State University


B.S.Ed. Physical Education K-12

Northwest offers a balanced professional program in Physical Education with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree for those interested in teaching. Coursework leads to certification in grades 9-12. This major requires certification in another field. In addition, students may take courses to become certified for kindergarten through 12th grade.

Four Year Plan

View the suggested four year plan View PDF for Physical Education.

Advanced Standing Courses

A student may apply for advance standing after completing 40 semesters hours of credit. The 40 hours must be completed with a Grade point average of 2.5.The student must also complete the following courses with grades of "C" or better and a Grade point average of 2.5

22-207 Aerobic and strength conditioning 3 hours
22-233 First Aid, CPR and Care of Sports Injuries 2 hours
22-239 Foundation of Physical Education 2 hours
22-254 Anatomy and Physiology 3 hours