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UNI to offer new health education endorsement courses online

May 22, 2014

Barbara Bakker, instructor, School of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Services, 319-273-2215,

Jacie Dahlstrom, communications specialist, UNI Continuing and Distance Education, 319-273-5970 or 800-648-3864,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for courses leading to the Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement. Individuals holding a current Iowa teaching certificate or approved equivalent can take the state-approved courses to earn this endorsement.

With the exception of one hands-on course offered on the UNI campus Monday, June 16, through Thursday, June 19, endorsement courses are offered online, many via UNI Guided Independent Study (GIS). With GIS, student can enroll at any time, work at their own pace and take up to nine months to complete a course. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit

For information about additional offerings available through UNI Continuing and Distance Education, visit or call 319-273-5970 or 800-648-3864.