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Health & Physical Education at Wayne State College

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Health & Physical Education at Wayne State College

Every health and physical education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the phys ed program at Wayne State College stacks up to those at other schools.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. Of the 592 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State College in 2019, 34 of them were health and physical education majors.

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.

WSC Health & Physical Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Phys Ed

WSC Health & Physical Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks phys ed programs across the country. The following shows how WSC performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The phys ed major at WSC 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 52
Best Value Health & Physical Education Schools 62
Most Focused Health & Physical Education Schools 313
Best Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 317
Most Popular Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 361
Most Popular Health & Physical Education Schools 457

Earnings of WSC Phys Ed Graduates

The median salary of phys ed students who receive their bachelor's degree at WSC is $22,200. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,000 for all phys ed students.


Phys Ed Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the phys ed majors at Wayne State College.

WSC Health & Physical Education Bachelor’s Program

24% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 34 phys ed students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from WSC, about 76% were men and 24% were women.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Health & Physical Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 85% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in phys ed at WSC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wayne State College with a bachelor's in phys ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health & Physical Education Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 29
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

WSC also has a doctoral program available in phys ed. In 2019, 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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,400 $32,890
Coaches and Scouts 1,200 $40,870
Athletic Trainers 220 $45,880
Athletes and Sports Competitors 90 $67,930
Recreation and Fitness Studies Professors 90 $59,350


*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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