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Entirely Online | Complete at Your Own Pace

Courses meet all required Iowa endorsement categories as follows:

  • Health Teaching Methods
  • Family Life Education
  • Human Nutrition
  • Mental/Emotional Health
  • Personal Wellness
  • Public or Community Health
  • Substance Abuse

*Iowa physical education and family consumer science educators will need a minimum of 18 credits in all 7 categories listed above

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As a UNI Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Enrollment Contact and Program Coordinator to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation, and much more.

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Barbara Bakker
Program Coordinator
Instructor, Health, Recreation and Community Services

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Jamie Anderson
Enrollment Contact


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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered entirely online, via Guided Independent Study (GIS) – begin at your own pace and take up to nine months to complete.

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A Flexible Online Pathway For Earning Your Health Education Endorsement
  • Courses are designed specifically for practicing educators
  • Offered entirely online, allowing you to complete coursework from any location
  • Enroll at any time and study at your own pace through our Guided Independent Study courses
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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the UNI Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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Next Steps

Express Interest

Complete our online information request form. We'll send program updates, important information, and application deadlines directly to your inbox!

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Enroll Now

To enroll, students need to complete our online enrollment form. 

Questions about course enrollment can be directed to Jamie Anderson at or at 319-273-7206.

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Add the Endorsement to your Teaching License

Upon successful completion of the required courses, complete this application from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (IBOEE).

Questions can be addressed to the IBOEE here.

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