Fields of Study

young-soccer-coach-and-kidsAre you a high school student who loves health, physical education, and physical activity? A graduate who wants to change their career path? Have you ever thought of pursuing health education, physical education, or physical activity as a career? Are you aware of the different professional fields of study in these areas? There are many exciting fields full of diverse opportunities to meet your personal interests. As you begin your college search, this information will assist you in describing the different areas of study available at academic institutions that offer health education, physical education and movement science programs. 

The area of sport, health education, physical education and movement studies has grown tremendously in employment opportunities as well as the number of individuals who choose to make it their profession. Read further to see what these fields have to offer you!

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Contributing Authors
Beverly Allen, Ph.D., North Carolina Central University
Wayne Blann, Ed.D, Ithaca College
Tracy Caravella, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse
Amy Everitt, Ed.D, Salem State College
Virginia Politano, Ph.D., North Carolina Central University
Roger Spacht, Ph.D., University of Delaware
Michele M. Sweeney, Ed.D, Salem State College