A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Chair: Dr. Carol Cutler Riddick
Program Support Specialist: Renee' Smith
Field House (FI) 144
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Gallaudet offers great opportunities for physical education majors. Join or work with one of our NCAA Division III varsity sports teams. Work with our faculty to obtain an internship at a summer camp or school. Challenge yourself and learn to lead others through our Outdoor Experiential Learning classes, which have included rock climbing, nature discovery, winter activities in Colorado and more.
Our physical education major allows you to tailor your program to prepare to teach health and physical education or to plan and lead strength and exercise programs in the fitness industry. All students participate in at least one internship.
Gallaudet's nationally accredited teacher preparation programs can prepare you to obtain teaching certification at the elementary or high school level. Or expand your career options with our athletic coaching minor, which has prepared graduates for positions in mainstream and deaf schools, colleges and universities.
Graduates are coaches, teachers and fitness trainers throughout the United States.
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Keep reading to learn more about the physical education program and career outcomes.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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