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B.S. Health Promotion and Behavior

Public Health Sciences Health Promotion and Education ConsentrationHealth SciencesThe health promotion and behavior concentration area prepares graduates to assess health problems and develop, implement and evaluate health promotion and behavior programs that address those problems. The health education profession has established standards for approval and accreditation of professional preparation programs.

The occupation of “health educator” has been included in the revisions to the public health occupation categories within the Standard Occupation Classification system by the Department of Labor and the Department of Commerce. Professionals in this occupation “design, organize, implement, communicate, provides advice on and evaluate the effect of educational programs and strategies designed to support and modify health-related behaviors of individuals, families, organizations and communities.” Courses within this concentration area allow a student to qualify for the Certified Health Education Specialist exam. ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED!

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Kristin Goodenow, PHS Academic Advising

Kristin Goodenow
Academic Advising Center
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
309 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-5123