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  • The athletic training degree plan prepares students for a board of certification exam that leads to certification as an athletic trainer, a professional who specializes in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in child and family studies prepares students to work with children and their families in educational, institutional and human service settings. This degree can lead to teaching licensure for pre-K and kindergarten classrooms.
  • The Bachelor of Science degree in child and family studies prepares students to work with children and their families in educational, institutional and human service settings.
  • Students pursuing an undergraduate degree with a major in elementary education will attain an elementary teacher’s license (certification for grade K-6), an endorsement in one content area and a supplemental reading endorsement.
  • Students pursuing an undergraduate degree with a major in elementary education will attain an elementary teacher’s license (certification for grade K-6), an endorsement in one content area and a supplemental reading endorsement.
  • The dual Human Performance (Physical Education Licensure) B.S. / Sport Coaching Education B.S. degree plan is highly recommended as it provides a teacher licensure program to students who are interested in coaching in a K-12 school and teaching physical education.
  • The degree program in physical education licensure is designed to provide students with a foundation based in the movement sciences specific to professional preparation in PE K-12 teaching.
  • The program serves business professionals interested in pursuing careers in the areas of administration, communication and/or development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The program prepares students for technology and teaching positions in business/industry, government, military, education, health and medicine and various training organizations.
  • The instructional technology emphasis serves both professional educators and those involved in instructional design, development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The social work degree plan prepares students for generalist social work practice at the entry level within the social work profession – one of the most vital and fastest-growing professions in America and the world today.
  • The special education degree plan leads to licensure in mild/moderate disabilities (K-12) in the state of Mississippi.
  • The special education undergraduate program requires preparation in mild/moderate disabilities as well as study in two additional areas of emphasis.
  • The sport coaching education degree offers professional preparation to those who aspire to coach at the middle, junior high and high school levels.
  • The sport management degree plan prepares students to work in a variety of sport programming careers, such as professional, college, municipal or interscholastic sports administration.