College of Health


Health Promotion and Education (Old, pre-2016)

B.S. in Health Promotion and Education - Community Health Education Emphasis

Program Purpose

To prepare students to work as community health educators in governmental and non-governmental public health, health care organizations, worksite and non-profit organizations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the health education specialist, based on NCHEC seven competencies of health education practice.

    7 CHES competencies:

    Assess individual and community needs for health education

    Plan health education strategies, interventions, and programs

    Implement health education strategies, interventions, and programs

    Conduct evaluation and research related to health education

    Administer health education strategies, interventions, and programs

    Serve as a health education resource person

    Communicate and advocate for health and health education

  • Plan health education strategies, interventions and programs in a variety of governmental and non-governmental public health and healthcare organizations.
  • Evaluate health promotion and education programs and interventions and develop recommendations for improvement.