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ACCEPTANCE RATE

93.32%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

94%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$7,177

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Physical Education Degree

The physical education program at University of Southern Indiana prepares students for careers teaching physical education in elementary, middle, or secondary school. The program focuses on planning and implementing a variety of developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals, based on state and national standards. Program courses include: personal health and wellness, foundation of movement and motor activities, biology, prevention and care of athletic injuries, and individual and team sports skills. Get more details below including other Indiana colleges that offer physical education degrees.

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University of Southern Indiana

Also known as Indiana Tech IIT

1600 E Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN

University of Southern Indiana provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Evansville, IN and publically funded. Approximately eleven thousand students are enrolled per year at USI.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs USI offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 18 to 24 on the ACT or 1290 to 1593 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of 72% of which only 44% decided to attend. More information on admissions can be found at usi.edu.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay around $6,600 and nonresidents pay $15,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $4,200. This school may provide financial aid for students who qualify by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The USI "Screaming Eagles" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.usi.edu.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physical Education program at Indiana Tech IIT, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.1% from 2014 to 2024

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 390
    • Average Annual Salary: $50710

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Fort Wayne, IN
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Annual Salary: $49770

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Indiana Tech IIT accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Southern Indiana may provide services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Intercollegiate Athletics

Indiana Tech IIT is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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