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Major Areas of Study: PHYSICAL EDUCATION


The physical education program at Muskingum University examines the relationship of sports, athletics, physical fitness and dance to our culture and cultures throughout the world through an educational experience focusing on the acquisition of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values from a vast array of courses.

Student Opportunities


Internship opportunities for Physical Education students include:

  • The Fieldhouse  -  Zanesville, OH 
  • Kinetics -  Millersburg, OH  
  • Genesis Hospital - Bethesda Campus  - Zanesville, OH  
  • American Cancer Society - Columbus, OH  
  • American Red Cross - Zanesville, OH 
  • Lifeworks Fitness Center - Cleveland, OH 
  • New Concord Fire Department/EMS - New Concord,  OH 
  • YMCA - Cambride, OH  & Zanesville, OH 
  • New Concord Area Recreation Department - New Concord, OH

Professional Activities

Physical and Health Education students at Muskingum have the opportunity to engage in professional activities involving AAHPERD (the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), a professional organization whose mission is to present useful resources for members along with providing venues for sharing research papers, teaching strategies, grant possibilities, scholarships, workshop information and much more.

After Graduation

Career Possibilities for Physical Education Majors

  • Teaching
  • Coaching
  • Strength and conditioning coaching
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Physical therapist

Graduate Programs

Recent Physical Education graduates have enrolled in the following Graduate Schools:

  • Ohio University
  • Miami University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • The Ohio State University
  • West Virginia University

PE6Mission Statement

Courses; Major/Minor Requirements


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