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College of Education, Health & Human Performance

Whether teaching students or helping people live happier, healthier lives, our programs will prepare you to better your communities, improve the lives of others, and set you up for a rewarding, fulfilling career.

Fairmont State University's College of Education, Health and Human Performance is dedicated to empowering you with the knowledge and skill to excel as an educator or health and human performance professional. With a variety of programs specializing in many different facets of the educational experience – from teaching in an elementary school to high school physical education to nutrition science – you will learn what it takes to share your passion and knowledge with students or the community.   

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Teacher Education

In our Teacher Education program, you can choose to focus on Elementary Teacher Education, Secondary Teacher Education and Comprehensive Teacher Education. The Teacher Education program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Elementary Education

Health & Human Performance

In our Health and Human Performance department, you can choose to focus your studies on: 


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Become a Successful Educator with a Degree and Certification

In the College of Education, Health and Human Performance, you will learn from dedicated faculty who will serve as mentors and inspirations in your own work. Not only will you learn about theories and practices that can make you a better educator, you will also have ample opportunities to put that learning to work and build the skills and confidence you will need when you begin your career.  

Fairmont State University is part of the Professional Development School (PDS) Partnership, dedicated to improving education for West Virginia students. This partnership allows for the creation and implementation of innovative teaching methods. As a student, you will take part in these cutting-edge programs firsthand and will emerge better prepared to meet the needs of today's students.  

Begin your education at Fairmont State today: we will provide you with all the tools you will need to achieve your goals and make a real difference in the lives of students in your community! 

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