Wirtz Hall 235, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1384
Fax: (815) 753-5406
Graduates with a B.S.Ed. in health education are qualified to apply for teacher licensure and to teach in public or private schools. Those completing the 6-12 entitlement program leading to licensure are eligible to be certified to teach grades 6-12. In addition to teaching within the major, graduates of this program may also be qualified to teach other academic areas based on approved minors leading to endorsements. Approved minors extend professional competencies while allowing flexible teaching options for middle and secondary schools.
Practical field training is required as part of the public health curriculum and student teaching is a required part of the health education curriculum. Students are advised that they are responsible for their own transportation to and from the training facilities and all costs associated with these activities.