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Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Education in Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education is offered through the Division of Health and Human Performance in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Students will obtain a Bachelor of Science in Education (HPER K-12) while studying health and physical education specific to primary and secondary schools. The degree focuses on developing quality health educators, physical education instructors and athletic coaches in public and private school settings.

Program Options

Program Option Degree Plan
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) in Health and Physical Education PDF
Minor in Athletic Coaching PDF

What makes an OBU Health & Physical Education, P-12 degree special?

Our future physical education instructors and coaches exemplify Christian principles, approaches and practices. Focusing on nurturing children and youth, we understand and commit to our significant responsibility as teachers, coaches and mentors.

What are OBU grads doing with their Health & Physical Education, P-12 degrees?

The majority of students pursue certification and licensure in the state of Oklahoma, which provides temporary status to teach and/or coach in several other states. Many obtain additional training and teaching specialties. Some pursue graduate education to teach/coach at junior colleges and universities.


Learn more about our Health and Human Performance faculty.

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