Walden University offers the Master of Science in Health Education & Promotion, an online health and wellness degree from a university recognized for exceptional Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam preparation. As the nation is moving toward prevention in healthcare to ease the strain on the healthcare system, this degree that focuses on health education and promotion becomes even more relevant for professionals. This online health and wellness degree prepares students to educate the public on health issues and to design, implement, and evaluate communications and prevention programs. Courses prepare you to sit for the CHES exam and for the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) exam. Students complete an intensive curriculum that builds expertise in the field and prepares them to work directly with individuals and populations, improving their lives through health education.
You have the option of completing the General Program or choosing a specialization that provides further knowledge in a particular area of interest:
- Emergency Preparedness
- Health Policy and Advocacy
- Population Health
- Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- A bachelors degree or higher is required.
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission