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Health Education and Health Promotion (BS)

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Next start date

05/16/17

Cost per credit

$625
The cost of this program is $625 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply. Use the Cost Calculator to estimate your final tuition costs: https://students.asu.edu/tuition

The Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Health Promotion offered through ASU's School of Nutrition & Health Promotion is designed for students interested in preparing to become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). 

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School of Nutrition & Health Promotion

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Health Promotion will gain foundational knowledge in health promotion program planning, implementation, and evaluation, as well as CHES competencies and learn about specific health education strategies for effectively delivering community and school health education interventions. Students will develop an understanding of various areas addressed by Certified Health Education Specialists, including:

  • injury prevention
  • violence prevention
  • substance abuse prevention
  • sexual health education
  • emotional health education
  • foundations of school health education
  • social media and marketing in health education
  • nutrition
  • physical activity
  • stress for chronic disease prevention, and more

Skills will be developed in the areas of assessing and understanding population based approaches to effective health education and promotion. Students will learn methods for helping people make healthy behavior changes and lessen unhealthy behaviors by addressing knowledge, attitudes, skills, and beliefs in various settings including:

  • university wellness programs
  • community health agencies
  • hospitals and medical facilities
  • insurance companies
  • nonprofit disease prevention agencies
  • private health care organizations
  • schools
  • state and county health departments
  • wellness centers
  • and various employee health promotion settings

The program also includes a Capstone applied project experience in a pre-professional setting.

What it costs

The cost of this program is $625 per credit hour, with no additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply. Use the Cost Calculator to estimate your final tuition costs: https://students.asu.edu/tuition
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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission

Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.