Health and Physical Education Fitness Major

Description: A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs. Is Health and Physical Education Fitness the right major for you?
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Health and Physical Education Fitness Major

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$63,760

Median Hourly Wage

$30.65*

Total Employed Nationally

17,720


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data external site and 2008-2018 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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