Advanced Certificate in Health Education
New York Medical College

Program Details

The online Advanced Certificate in Health Education prepares students to teach the importance of health.  The curriculum develops students’ understanding of the basics of health education in public health and the various social and behavioral factors that influence health, preparing them to take on the challenge of health education program planning, implementation, research, and evaluation.  Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination.


  • Baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two recommendations
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education, Middle States Commission on Higher Education