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Kinesiology, Grades EC-12 Physical Education Certification, B.S.

Teach Students the Importance of Health, Nutrition and Fitness

UHCL's Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Grades EC-12 Physical Education teacher certification provides all the skills necessary to teach physical education in school settings. We offer a rigorous program of preparation that introduces you to the fundamental scientific aspects of exercise, with advanced courses in exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, resistance exercise, health promotion, peak athletic performance, and physical fitness among others. Our goal is to provide graduates with a strong academic and practical knowledge base to work in a teaching environment.

Gain the Skills to Motivate Students Through Coursework and Hands-on Experience

As Kinesiology students with a certification in Physical Education, you will complete a directed curriculum in the Kinesiology programs in motor development and learning, adolescent activity and sports, and teaching pedagogy courses in preparation for the State of Texas Physical Education EC-12 teaching certification.

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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.

Degree Requirements

Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.

Kinesiology, Grades EC-12 Physical Education Certification, B.S.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1 

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Accreditations and Distinctions

The National Strength and Conditioning Association has recognized the Kinesiology curriculum as preparing students for successful entrance into the career field.

Kinesiology, Grades EC-12 Physical Education Certification, B.S. Faculty

William E. Amonette
William E. Amonette

William E. Amonette

Associate Professor in Exercise and Health Sciences and Program Director of Kinesiology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3381
Office: Recreation & Wellness, Suite 249

William E. Amonette Faculty Bio

Isabelle Kusters
Isabelle Kusters, Ph.D., MPH

Isabelle Kusters

Associate Professor, Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3378
Office: Recreation & Wellness Building 249

Isabelle Kusters Faculty Bio

Isabel Woelfel
Isabel Woelfel

Isabel Woelfel

Lecturer in Kinesiology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3387
Office: R249.9

Isabel Woelfel Faculty Bio