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Physical Education 
Physical Education Plan of Study with Endorsements

Safety and Driver Education

Check Points
See the School of Education website for admission information.

Student Teaching


Guidelines and Request Form
Individual Study Contract

About the Physical
Education Major

A Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Teacher License prepares professionals to teach physical education and coach in a school setting. Millikin offers State of Illinois teaching endorsements in Health Education and Safety and Driver Education.

Teaching Standards

View Millikin's School of Education learning goals here.

Assessment Plans

View the Physical Education major assessment plans here.


Teacher License
To become certified to teach Physical Education, teacher candidates must complete:

  • Required Exercise Science & Sport coursework for Physical Education
  • University graduation requirements
  • Required by the Department of Education, professional education core of courses.

Health Endorsement

Millikin Physical Education Teacher Candidates will earn 24 hours of specific coursework required by the State of Illinois. Candidates must also pass the Health Content Test.

Register online for the Content Test:

Safety and Driver Education Endorsement

Millikin Physical Education Teacher Candidates will earn 24 hours of coursework required to teach Driver Education in the State of Illinois.  Details below:

Safety and Driver Education Endorsement Requirements 

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL