- Community Health
- Early and Elementary Education
- Exercise and Sport Science
- Health and Physical Education Teaching
- Secondary Education
- Special Education
- Sport Management
The Bachelor of Science in Community Health prepares students for careers in the broad field of community health. Coursework includes training in health topics, intervention development and evaluation, health behavior theory, policy and teaching methods. The program also prepares students to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, which is given by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). This credential ensures that students are trained and qualified to plan and coordinate community health education programs.
Early and Elementary Education
Become a top-notch educator with the Bachelor of Science in Early and Elementary Education. By completing this program, you can earn a Michigan Standard Teaching Certificate at a variety of grade levels which include Birth through K, PK-3, or 3-6. You can also add additional teachable areas to become one of the most prepared and marketable teaching candidates in Michigan.
Exercise and Sport Science
Leap into an active and invigorating career with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Wayne State University. You’ll study human health and development in our science-based curriculum, and you’ll apply that knowledge to sport, fitness, human movement systems, and other areas of kinesiology.
The Sport and Exercise Science major readies you for graduate study and leads you to a rewarding career dedicated to improving human performance and wellness.
Health and Physical Education Teaching
Bachelor’s of Science with a major in Health and Physical Education Teaching, Initial K-12 Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification
Our Bachelor of Science in health and physical education (PE) teaching offers you an opportunity to acquire the content knowledge and pedagogy to positively influence the health and well-being of the next generation of youth. Curriculum highlights include courses in technology for the health and PE teacher, sociocultural issues in urban, rural and suburban teaching environments, and an on-campus pediatric adapted physical education practicum course. Embedded within our curriculum are 600 hours of direct teaching experiences. As a result, our graduates are extremely well prepared to face the growing diversity of students in a variety of teaching environments. To meet the needs of our students, we offer several exclusively online or hybrid courses. Our program has been designed with feedback from the Michigan Department of Education and local administrator stakeholders, allowing us to produce highly qualified and sought after teacher candidates.
Become a top-notch educator with the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. By completing this program, you can earn a Michigan Standard Teaching Certificate in a variety of subject areas at the grades 6-12, 7-12, or 5-9 level. You can also add additional teachable areas to become one of the most prepared and marketable teaching candidates in Michigan when you graduate.
Become a top-notch educator with the Bachelor of Science in special education. By completing this program, you will earn a Michigan Standard Teaching Certificate in Cognitive Impairment allowing to teach children wo are cognitively impaired in grades K-12 and post-Education programs through the age of 26 years. You will also add a second teaching area from a broad variety of grade levels and subject areas.
Being an athlete or simply passionate about sports isn’t enough to launch a career in the sports industry. A B.S. in Sport Management will help you turn your passion for athletics into a successful professional career. The program includes focused coursework in all areas of sport management, and a practical internship that gives students the professional skills and industry experience needed to navigate the opportunities and challenges in the business of sport. Our faculty have extensive experience and networks in professional, collegiate, interscholastic and amateur athletics. Whether your goal is to work in the front office, run facilities, manage athletic departments or coach, our program will provide you with an edge in this competitive field.