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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of health educators is expected to grow by 37% from 2010 to 2020. This rate of growth is much faster than the average for all occupations.
The Certificate in Health Education consists of online graduate level coursework designed for a new generation of educators, dietitians, and healthcare professionals.
Whether your goal is to enhance your resume, build your skills, add value to your service with your employer, pursue the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential, or explore a new career path, the Certificate in Health Education lays the foundation for you to serve the community as a proactive health educator. Courses can be taken individually to enhance professional knowledge, meet national credentialing requirements, or begin a path towards a graduate degree.
Courses are aligned with the NCHEC’s Seven Areas of Responsibilities for Health Educators and exam application requirements for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential. See www.nchec.org for more information.
For students who wish to apply for the CHES exam, our courses count towards CHES eligibility. Please see NCHEC requirements to check your status and eligibility.