Careers for Physical Education M.A. Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Health educator and community health worker
  • Registered nurse
  • Rehabilitation counselor

Job outlook data

High school teachers held around 962,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment of teachers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2014 to 2024, reflecting a greater awareness of the mental, social and physical benefits of exercise.

Most high school teachers work in either public or private schools. Some teach in public magnet and charter schools, while others teach in private religious or secular schools.

Where can I work with this major?

Employers of Physical Education degree holders include:

  • Kindergarten, elementary and high schools


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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Physical Therapists, High School Teachers, Fitness Trainers and Instructors,

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