109 Morrow Field House
The Slippery Rock University Physical Education Program will graduate dynamic, problem-solving professionals competent in the art and the science of the design, delivery and assessment of teaching health and physical education (grades K-12). These candidates will possess a global perspective, exhibit social responsibility, and display a personal commitment to a healthful, active lifestyle, promoting the same in their students.
Wei Bian, Istvan Kovacs, Joanne Leight, Wenhao Liu, Betsy McKinley, Jeff Messer, Marybeth Miller, Randall Nichols, Robert Ogoreuc, Lou Slautterback, Lynn Spadine-Taylor, Jay Vasil, Traci Zillifro
The Department of Physical Education offers a major degree program in physical education. The traditional focus within the department is the teacher certification program that prepares students to teach both health and physical education in grades K-12.
Students are also encouraged to include an additional minor in one of the following: aquatics or coaching. The total program is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge base in health and physical education pedagogy.