Physical Education

School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

Bachelor’s Degree Program

Physical Education, B.S.

The Teacher Education B.S. – Physical Education program is appropriate for students interested in opportunities for employment with formal, K-12 schools that require state of Florida teacher certification.

The Physical Education B.S. program meets the educational eligibility criteria for certification in Physical Education (K-12) in the State of Florida. Graduates of this program who have passed all three portions of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE), will qualify to apply for a Florida Educator’s Certificate. Graduates of the program who wish to teach in another U.S. state or country, may require additional eligibility criteria to qualify for licensure and/or certification in those locations. We are unable to confirm the licensure and/or certification requirements of other states or countries. Therefore, if you intend to pursue such credentialing in another state or elsewhere, it is advised that you to contact the applicable state or country credentialing authority to familiarize yourself with its specific requirements and determine if this program meets the applicable eligibility criteria. If you have additional questions in this regard, please contact edstudserv@ucf.edu to assist you in your career planning.