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PE Careers

Students who earn a degree in physical education should be able to work as physical education teachers, athletic team coaches, athletic trainers. Students wish- ing to work in higher education must pursue graduate degrees. Students can also pursue careers in parks and recreation and in exercise science.


Students may work as lifeguards, water safety instruc- tors, cooperative education teachers and coaches, intra- mural staff and game officials, athletic team managers and recreation interns.