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Kean University

What You Learn

  • Receive instruction and clinical experience in all levels of K-12, both in the classroom and in partnering school districts
  • Begin fieldwork in the second year of study
  • Engage in 750+ hours of hands-on learning in an authentic learning environment
  • Use theory and practice to assess, design and implement health and physical education lessons, integrating social and emotional learning (SEL) competencies
  • Learn to apply program content in alignment with state and national standards
  • Practice what you’ve learned in real-world scenarios with diverse populations in both elementary- and secondary-school settings

At Kean, you are able to connect with your professors and classmates. Once I visited the Physical Education department and met with faculty I knew I wanted to attend Kean and be a part of something special.

Priscilla Vera ’20
B.S. in Physical Education and Health
Priscilla Vera Physical Education Major

Cougars Climb Higher

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to live on campus, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

World-Class Facilities

Kean offers one of the best-equipped athletic training centers in the nation with provisions rarely seen at the NCAA Division III level.

Athletic Training Facilities - Credit: Sara Ridgway
World-Class Facilities

Internships and Jobs

At Kean, we believe in helping all of our students find internships and jobs that support their career goals. Career services staff provide professional services and offer job fairs and networking events year-round.

Kean students gain real-world experience through internships. (Medical Technology)
Internships and Jobs


Kean's intramural sports programs offer students, faculty and staff fun and competitive ways to stay in shape and engage in on-campus sports activities.

Recreation and Intramurals Photo by Scott Lewis

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