A major in physical education prepares students for a career in a fitness-related field and a healthy life-style. Physical education majors are needed around the country in virtually every industry to help those struggling with weight and health issues become healthy. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to physical education majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Aerobics Instructor Athletic Coach Athletic Trainer Camp Director Cardiovascular Fitness Instructor College ProfessorDance Instructor Dietitian Emergency Medical Technician High School Sports CoachNutritionist Occupational Therapy Assistant Personal Trainer Physical Therapist Physical Therapist Assistant Professional Sports CoachProfessional Sports Scout Professional Sports Umpire Recreation Manager Referee Strength and Conditioning Coach Teacher; Physical Education Youth Sport Coach Youth/Sport Camp Director
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Education and Related Services (OCC EDU 4)Careers in Focus: Coaches & Fitness Professionals (OCC 199.45)Careers in Focus: Sports (OCC 200.5)Careers Opportunities in the Sports Industry (OCC 202)Careers for Health Nuts & Others Who Like to Stay Fit (OCC 104.2)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for Physical Education Majors (OCC EDU 8)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Education Careers (OCC EDU 10)Opportunities in Educational Support Careers (OCC EDU 12)Opportunities in Sports and Fitness Careers (OCC 201)Opportunities in Teaching Careers (OCC EDU 14)
BSU School of Physical Education: http://www.bsu.edu/physicaleducation/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderPE Central: http://www.pecentral.org/jobcenter/index.aspO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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