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Earn your degree in physical & health education

Houghton's Physical & Health Education Program

Volleyball practice in the physical education center

A degree in physical education from Houghton College will provide you with practical, in-classroom experience, as well as a full semester of student teaching with exposure to both public and private schools as well as home school curricula.

The physical education major and the health & physical education dual certification major are both approved by the New York State Department of Education. 



Class in the pool at the physical education center

The Christian Distinctive

Members of the physical education faculty offer diverse educational and experiential backgrounds, including teaching, research, athletic training, and coaching. They exemplify servant-scholarship and encourage students to do the same

After Houghton

Houghton alumni with a major in physical education have gone on to careers in teaching, athletic training, physical therapy and more.

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To learn more

Request information today to learn more about Houghton's programs in physical and health education.