Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    Jun 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Education (BS.HED)

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The Physical Education Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education (BS.HED).  Health educators assist individuals and communities in promoting positive health behaviors.  They have specialized skills in planning, implementing and evaluating community programs that focus on a variety of negative health issues. 

And complete the university's Gen Ed requirements

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And consider pursuing a concentration

Students majoring in Health Education are encouraged to further their professional skills and knowledge by pursuing one of these Concentrations:

  • The Concentration in Community Health Education  prepares students for careers in non-school health settings such as public health departments, hospitals, work site health promotion, and non-profit community agencies.  This program prepares students to take the community Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
  • The Concentration in School Health Education  prepares pre-service teacher candidates to be certified to teach health education in public schools.  Graduates also find employment in other health education venues such as community health and safety agencies.

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