Graduate Certificate in Health Education
Union Institute & University

Program Details

Union Institute & University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Health Education. With the increase in chronic diseases specifically related to modifiable lifestyle factors and the rising cost of health care, the need for individual and community education related to the prevention of diseases and health care promotion is paramount. 

This program is designed to provide current health professionals with the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and evaluate health promotion activities, initiatives, and programs related to a variety of health issues at all levels of the socioecological model – intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional, community, and public policy. This program of study emphasizes the understanding and application of the theories and planning models that address individual and community health. This certificate program fulfills the academic requirements for eligibility to take the examination for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential and prepares students for the CHES exam.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Union Institute & University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent