Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement
Build a strong foundation in health education
Explore a wide variety of topics tailored to help school educators promote a healthier lifestyle. Courses meet all required endorsement categories as follows:
- Health Teaching Methods
- Family Life Education
- Human Nutrition
- Mental/Emotional Health
- Personal Wellness
- Public or Community Health
- Substance Abuse
Additional elective courses may also apply to state requirements.
Flexible learning for a busy life
Health endorsement courses are offered primarily online, with practicing educators in mind. With the exception of one hands-on experience in the summer, courses are offered online via Guided Independent Study (GIS) and through semester-based coursework.
Through GIS you can earn credit anytime, anywhere — working at your own pace and taking up to nine months to complete a course. Learn more about GIS
View/download a complete overview of the endorsement program.