Exercise Science - Health Education Minor with Teaching Licensure (K-8 and 5-12)

Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Programs

In light of the nation’s changing and ever-evolving health needs, BVU’s exercise science health education degree with teaching licensure minor prepares students to be outstanding health educators in the K-8 or 5-12 classroom. BVU’s health education with teaching licensure minor prepares students to become experts in instructing others on proper diets and exercises to prevent chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to help the next generation understand how to live a healthy lifestyle, both physically and psychologically.

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Why should I earn a health education minor with teaching licensure?


Help students live healthy lifestyles and advise on diet, exercise, and mental health. 


Be the turning point in a young person’s life when you help them develop and celebrate their physicality — no matter their ability. 


Enjoy an active career where you’re moving every day and celebrating play. 

What Can I Do With an Exercise Science Health Education Minor

  • Physical education teacher (with education major)
  • Recreation program supervisor
  • Community health advocate

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Why study exercise science health education with Teaching Licensure at BVU?

Top-Notch Equipment

Exercise science health education students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. This includes the new human performance laboratory, which houses a Metabolic Cart to measure oxygen uptake.

Unified Sports Day

Each fall, BVU students help put together Unified Sports Day in partnership with Special Olympics Iowa. The event is designed to promote social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences, and gives athletes with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to spend the day on campus with BVU coaches, staff, and faculty.

Health Education Degree with Teaching Licensure (K-8 and 5-12) Courses

  • Minor in Exercise Science Health Education with Teaching Licensure (20-25 Credit Hours)

Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Health Education Faculty

Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future of Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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Earn a Master’s Degree Faster with Our Accelerated Program

With BVU's Plus One program, you can earn your  teaching English as a second language or organizational leadership master's within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree. 

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