Teacher Education at Fairmont State University provides opportunities for candidates seeking initial or advanced certification in a variety of teaching specializations with both undergraduate and graduate programs. Our programs are designed to fulfill the mission and vision of FSU and to reflect our Conceptual Framework and our commitment to prepare Reflective and Responsive Educators who have the Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions to Help All Students Learn.

The Exercise Science program integrates the theories and practicalities of exercise physiology in preparing graduates for a career in the field of health and fitness. This is achieved through an understanding of the science of human movement and physiology, coupled with essential hands-on experiences that culminate in an internship in a health/fitness facility.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education provides students with the knowledge and skills to work in community-based programs.  The focus of the degree is to prepare health education specialists who can assess needs, plan and implement programs, conduct research, communicate health information, and serve as a health education resource person.  Courses are designed with hands-on learning in mind.  Students will participate in projects where they are meeting a community’s health needs.  This degree program requires an area of emphasis outside the major so students may focus