Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement

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Program features

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