Physical education helps to develop physical skills and confidence. Physical Education is an important component of each student’s school experience. A student who develops interest in physical education at school level can opt for a career in physical education. There was a time when a career in physical education was a low paying, least challenging career taken by average performers. But this is no longer true because of increasing awareness amongst people about the need for physical activity, a career in physical education has come up as one of the most challenging and well-paying career in the recent years.
Physical Education Programs by Degree-Courses offered: Certificate Course on Physical Education (C.P.Ed), Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed), B.A.(yoga), Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education(B.P.Ed), Masters Degree in Physical Education (M.P.Ed), Master of Philosophy in physical education(M.Phil.) Doctorate Degree(Ph.D) in Physical Education.Online degree options are not available for UG Courses but there are few online options for PG courses.
A student can also opt for a degree in Exercise Science, Fitness & Nutrition, Kinesiology & Sport Science etc. Various fields for career in physical education are sports academy, health clubs, sports goods manufacturing companies, and in the areas of marketing.
Also, there are opportunities as a commentator, coach, sports journalist, dietician, sports trainer, Fitness Instructor, Physical Therapist, school/college teacher (physical training), and many more.