Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education
Southern New Hampshire University

Program Details

Community health educators teach individuals how to attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle. In the online Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education program, you’ll explore the many functions and responsibilities of a community health educator and gain the skills and knowledge needed to be successful and effective in public health education.

The online BS in Community Health Education program aligns to the competencies defined by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing for Health Educator Specialists. The program will prepare you to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination, offered through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.

Potential careers within the public health education field include:

  • Community organizer
  • Community health educator
  • Health program manager
  • Patient educator
  • Public health educator
  • Social and community service manager
  • Social and human service assistant
  • Wellness manager

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score