Students completing the following comprehensive major in school health education will receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and the school health education license valid for teaching health in PreK-12. Students are also eligible to take the National Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.) Examination.
Valid Red Cross First Aid & Safety Certification is also required.
Students pursuing the Health Education major must maintain a minimum 2.75 major and cumulative GPA to progress through the teacher licensure program. To register for education courses at the 300 level or above, acceptance into Teacher Education is required. See details of the assessment requirements and criteria for teacher licensure programs in the School of Education and Human Development.
Acquiring licensure in both Health Education and Physical Education is an option that may enhance employability, particularly in the state of Ohio. With the following additional courses, a student will receive physical education licensure valid for teaching physical education in PreK-12. Careful planning with the academic advisor is encouraged. Two additional semesters will be required in order to complete both licensure programs.