HPER Undergraduate Programs
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Undergraduate Programs - Campus Based
The ESU Athletic Training Program is fully accredited through Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) program is designed primarily to prepare a student for K-12 grade teaching in the discipline of Health Education and to provide an opportunity for the student to select another area of teaching proficiency.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion offered by the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Emporia State University is designed to prepare students for positions in health promotion, public administration and related areas. Graduates are prepared to take leadership roles in designing, implementing and evaluating health promotion campaigns in various public and private agencies and institutions at local, state and national levels. The health promotion professionals trained in this program will possess the knowledge and skills to affect lifestyle choices and improve a person’s, community’s and/or organization’s health.
The Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) program is designed primarily to prepare a student for PreK-12 grade teaching in the discipline of Physical Education and to be critical thinkers, creative planners and effective practitioners.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation offered by the Department of HPER at Emporia State University is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the area of recreation. The National Recreation and Park Association/American Association for Leisure and Recreation accreditation guidelines are used as guides for the recreation program. Employment opportunities exist in public, private, corporate, medical, non-profit, academic, and commercial recreation settings