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Major: Health Education Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Program Code: BSED-HED-ED
Department: Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences (HESS) Program: Health Education
The Health Education Program strives to ensure a quality course of study that prepares students to address the health problems of the 21st century. The importance of vital health is moving to the forefront of the nation's social, economic and political agenda. The public focus continues to shift from treatment and rehabilitation to disease prevention and education/promotion of health. The Health Education Program provides students with a course of study emphasizing principles of prevention and promotion of health within a multicultural and multilevel context.
Students may obtain a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a concentration in Community Health Education. This degree program consists of 120 credit hours and prepares students to plan, design, implement and evaluate community prevention programs in a wide variety of populations and settings.
Students who successfully complete the B.S. in Community Health Education degree program are eligible to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam in all states. This is a national voluntary professional certification and not a graduation requirement. For more information on exam eligibility requirements see Certified Health Education Specialist.
Applications accepted on an on-going basis.
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Note While applications are accepted on an on-going basis, please allow extra time for processing during the summer months.
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