Arizona State University

University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287

Program Details

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
  • nutrition
  • 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
  • schools
  • 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.

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    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).

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    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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