Bachelor of Science in Health Education & Health Promotion

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Health Promotion will gain foundational knowledge in health promotion program planning, implementation, and evaluation, as well as Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) competencies and learn about specific health education strategies for effectively delivering community and school health education interventions. Students will develop an understanding of various areas addressed by CHES, including: injury prevention, violence prevention, substance abuse prevention, sexual health education, emotional health education, foundations of school health education, social media and marketing in health education, nutrition. physical activity, stress for chronic disease prevention, and more.

Skills will be developed in the areas of assessing and understanding population-based approaches to effective health education and promotion. Students will learn methods for helping people make healthy behavior changes and lessen unhealthy behaviors by addressing knowledge, attitudes, skills, and beliefs in various settings.

The program also includes a Capstone applied project experience in a pre-professional setting.

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