Health Education (Public and Community Health)


A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education (Public and Community Health) is a great fit if you want to work to improve the health of individuals or communities.  You will complete a full-time (12 credit hour) internship as part of your specialized program. This entails working a total of 400 hours at an approved internship site during the semester.  You will enter the workforce with experience under your belt, setting you apart from others in the field.  

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • assess individual and community needs for health education
  • plan, implement, and administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
  • conduct evaluations and research related to health education
  • serve as a health education resource contact
  • communicate and advocate for health and health education

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national certification exam to become certified health education specialists (CHES).    

Additional Information

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