Kinesiology — All-level Teacher Certification

Undergraduate degree offered in the College of Education

A teacher’s impact extends far beyond the classroom. As a teacher, you can affect your students in a positive way every day. If you’ve ever dreamed of making a difference in a child’s life or helping learners become more physically active, a Kinesiology major with a focus on teacher certification at the University of North Texas is the path for you.

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology is the next step toward your career goals. With a EC- 12 teacher certification, options may include:

  • Elementary Physical Education Teacher
  • Middle or High School Physical Education Teacher

Teachers are in demand in Texas and the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2025, an estimated 316,000 new teachers will be needed per year, and teacher demand is projected to increase 14 percent.


  • Andrew Colombo-Dougovito
  • Karen Weiller Abels
  • Tao Zhang