Health & Physical Education at SUNY Cortland
SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and approximately 6,832 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 265 students received a bachelor's degree in phys ed from SUNY Cortland.
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.
SUNY Cortland Health & Physical Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed
- Master’s Degree in Phys Ed
Online Classes Are Available at SUNY Cortland
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
SUNY Cortland does offer online education options in phys ed for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
SUNY Cortland Health & Physical Education Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks phys ed programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Cortland performed in these rankings.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The phys ed major at SUNY Cortland is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health & Physical Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Health & Physical Education Schools||26|
|Most Popular Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||29|
|Most Popular Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools||38|
|Best Value Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||91|
|Best Value Health & Physical Education Master’s Degree Schools||212|
|Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||217|
Earnings of SUNY Cortland Phys Ed Graduates
The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Cortland is $27,460. This is less than $28,522, which is the national average of all phys ed majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Phys Ed Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at SUNY Cortland.
SUNY Cortland Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Cortland with a bachelor's in phys ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||15|
|Hispanic or Latino||33|
SUNY Cortland Health & Physical Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a phys ed master's degree from SUNY Cortland, 82% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from SUNY Cortland with a master's in phys ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
SUNY Cortland 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Cortland.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors||24,160||$59,520|
|Coaches and Scouts||10,320||$56,320|
|Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors||1,320||$78,150|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Publicganda under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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