Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education & Promotion
Walden University

Program Details

Explore ways to impact both individual and population health with a PhD in Health Education and Promotion from Walden University. This program focuses on current trends, research, and best practices from a global perspective. 

Students learn to assess needs, coordinate health education services, and advocate for specific health issues. Graduates will be equipped to develop and lead programs to help people live longer, healthier lives. The curriculum of this Health and Wellness degree online prepares students to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam or the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) exam. 

Six focus areas are available to students within the degree program:

  • Behavioral health
  • Global health
  • Management and leadership
  • Population health
  • Research
  • Online teaching in higher education

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island