The Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Activity Leadership (HPAL) includes three distinct options for pursuing a degree in health and physical activity-related fields.
Program Format: Hybrid
Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours
Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Time to Complete: Four-year Program
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Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.Health and Physical Activity Leadership Degree Pathway
Health & Physical Activity Leadership Concentrations
The Coaching concentration prepares graduates for positions in school and community sports programs as coaches and Athletic Directors.
Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification Concentration
The Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification concentration is designed to prepare health and physical education teachers across all grade levels (pre-kindergarten through grade 12).
Youth Activity Leadership Concentration
The Youth Activity Leadership concentration prepares graduates for leadership positions in community settings such as Recreation Departments, Boy and Girls Clubs, YMCA, faith-based activity programs, camps, and more.
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Engaged – You will have the opportunity to be engaged in the community through internships, service-learning and volunteer activities to improve the lives of community residents
Hands-On – The focus on Wellstar College, in addition to academic excellence, is community-based service-learning. As a student, you will have the opportunity to interact with highly qualified, well-respected faculty and become involved with a wide variety of community activities, from student teaching, clinical projects, internships, and community service projects to interacting with community experts. We offer a "real-life" instead of an "ivory tower" education, which is evidenced by our graduates' success in the job market.
Enhanced Technology -Wellstar College has “smart” classrooms incorporating top-notch technology to make learning less complicated.
With a Health & Physical Activity Leadership degree, you can pursue varying career paths, including:
You may want to become a physical education teacher at a local school (K-12), or perhaps you’re interested in becoming a coach or fitness instructor. Below are additional career paths you might consider with a Health and Physical Activity Leadership degree from Wellstar College at Kennesaw State University.
Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.Double Owl Pathways
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