Harper College

Health/Physical Education

Begin your studies in health and physical education

Health/physical educators teach people about behaviors that promote lifelong wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health and fitness of individuals and communities. Studying health/physical education can lead to a career as a wellness coordinator/consultant, health coordinator/advocate, patient educator or PE teacher.

The Health/Physical Education Program at Harper College provides students an opportunity to complete transfer-ready coursework in health education.

Start at Harper. Finish at a four-year university.

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in health education. Speak with your advisor about the best courses to take to meet your academic goals.

Harper also offers institution-specific transfer information to help prepare you to transition to a four-year university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.

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Explore Health/Physical Education Careers

Learn more about career outcomes for Harper's Health/Physical Education degree/certificate programs. Each career profile offers a complete picture on the local job market, including salaries, open positions, top local employers and more. To learn more, visit our Health/Physical Education Careers page.


Next steps

For more information about starting your college health/physical education career at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

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