Bachelor of Science in Health Education & Health Promotion
Arizona State University
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 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 Certified Health Education Specialists, 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
- 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 including:
- university wellness programs
- community health agencies
- hospitals and medical facilities
- insurance companies
- nonprofit disease prevention agencies
- private health care organizations
- state and county health departments
- wellness centers
- and various employee health promotion settings
The program also includes a Capstone applied project experience in a pre-professional setting.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Successfully complete ASU competency requirements, or be accepted via ACT/SAT scores and/or individual review. These include: Top 25% of high school graduating class; 3.0 GPA or above in competency courses (math, English, science, social science, foreign language, and fine arts); ACT 22 (24 nonresidents); or SAT Reasoning 1040 (1110 nonresidents).
Arizona State University was founded in 1885 and is the largest public university in the United States, featuring over 80,000 students. ASU offers more than 800 programs from undergraduate through post-doctoral degrees. More than 100 of these degrees are available 100% online, allowing students from across the country to earn a quality education wherever they are.
Why Choose ASU Online?
We are Arizona State University, online
ASU Online features world-class undergraduate and graduate degrees in areas such as Health & Nursing, Business, Engineering, Education, Humanities, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and much more - all with the same curriculum and prestigious faculty as on campus. You can earn the exact same degree as you would while attending Arizona State University in person but with the added flexibility of learning on your schedule.
Same content, new delivery
Our online courses are highly interactive and encourage learning through collaboration with your professors and classmates. The online campus also provides access to the vast academic, research and career resources that ASU has to offer.
Learn from the best
The faculty of Arizona State University is made up of some of the brightest academic minds in the world. From Nobel Laureates to Fulbright scholars and Pulitzer Prize winners, our online courses provide you with a direct connection to their knowledge and expertise.
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