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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Physical Education Careers

Career Opportunities

The Physical Education Teacher Education program (PETE) at WKU prepares students for a considerable number of occupations and professions. One of the most frequently mentioned is teaching from K-12. There is, however, a wide variety of other areas open to students of physical education: corporate wellness, fitness and wellness instructors, activity directors and a host of others PE teaching focused occupations in the business community. Those students who complete the teacher certification process will be eligible to be recommended for a teaching endorsement in the State of Kentucky.

The Physical Education Movement Studies program at WKU prepares students for a considerable number of occupations and professions. A wide variety of areas open to students in physical education: corporate wellness, fitness and wellness instructors, activity directors and a host of other occupations in the business community.

Physical Education Professional Organizations

National:

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)

Regional:

Southern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Southern District AAHPERD)

State:

Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD)

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 Last Modified 9/25/14