Physical Education Teacher Endorsement

Expand your career opportunity by preparing for the PK-12 Physical Education Teacher Endorsement Certificate.

Once you hold a Professional Educator License (PEL) or Educator License with Stipulations endorsed in a teaching field, you can add additional content area endorsements. Endorsements make you a stronger candidate and expand your teaching opportunities. This program prepares you to take the ISBE Physical Education (144/213) test.

  • Online, on-campus and blended formats
  • Complete certificate with 6 courses, 18-semester hours, in 3 semesters
  • Accredited by Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
  • Meets Illinois State Board of Education requirements
  • Led by highly qualified faculty holding master's and doctoral degrees
  • Applicable to any grade level, even if underlying teaching endorsement on the PEL is different grade range
  • Tuition is a fraction of the cost of other colleges

Summer Semester

  • KIN 200 Introduction to the Field of Kinesiology
  • KIN 236 Functional Anatomy

Fall Semester

  • KIN 224 Sociology and Sports
  • KIN 220 Introduction to Coaching

Spring Semester

  • KIN 223 Sports Psychology
  • KIN 230 Exercise Science

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Next steps

For more information about teaching endorsement prep courses at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

Last Updated: 1/23/23