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Health & Physical Education at George Washington University

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Health & Physical Education at George Washington University

What traits are you looking for in a phys ed school? To help you decide if George Washington University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's phys ed program.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 27,017 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Health & Physical Education section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Phys Ed

GWU Health & Physical Education Rankings

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In 2021, 35 students received their master’s degree in phys ed from GWU. This makes it the #62 most popular school for phys ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Phys Ed Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at George Washington University.

GWU Health & Physical Education Master’s Program

43% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 35 students who earned a master's degree in Health & Physical Education from GWU in 2020-2021, 57% were men and 43% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in phys ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 13
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

GWU also has a doctoral program available in phys ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Phys Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in phys ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 1,040 $56,670
Coaches and Scouts 640 $66,650
Athletic Trainers 70 $68,470


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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