Health Education (Public and Community Health)


Our nationally recognized Master of Science in Health Promotion and Education with a concentration in Community Health Education is the ideal choice if you are interested in helping people and communities to adopt healthy behaviors and healthy lifestyles.  You have the option of taking traditional on-campus classes or online classes.  This program has been especially designed for those who want to work in helping others in community health settings, health departments, nonprofit agencies, wellness centers, hospitals, corporate wellness programs, and health organizations. 

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • work as a health educator in community health settings
  • help individuals, groups and communities to become healthy in all aspects of their lives
  • Upon completion, you will be prepared for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and sit for the national CHES exam. 

This degree can also be beneficial for individuals who wish to pursue doctoral level training.    

Additional Information

Find out more about the graduate Health Education (Public and Community Health) curriculum.

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