Teach positive healthy behaviors in schools.

The health education program prepares students to explain wellness as it relates to the health content areas and identify the connection between health education and societal issues. In addition, students will learn exceptional teaching strategies, such as skills based learning, selection and design of assessment strategies, and understanding individual learning styles.


» View the Minor in Health Education plan of study

B.S. in Physical and Health Education Program

Students who choose to complete the dual certification must fulfill the required coursework in physical education, as well as additional course work in health education.

» View the Physical and Health Education Dual Certification plan of study

M.A. in Health Education Programs

Candidates for the Master of Arts in school health education should have an undergraduate background in health or health-related areas. When candidates have degrees in other areas, they may be required as part of the program to complete course work in addition to the requirements of the graduate program: human biology (anatomy and physiology), health-related courses, and education courses.

» View the M.A. in Health Education plan of study 
(For students who already have initial teacher certification in health education)

» View the M.A. in Health Education (GATE) plan of study 
(For students without prior certification)

Advanced Certificate Program

» View the Advanced Certificate in Health Education plan of study

» See Gainful Employment Disclosure for Advance Certificate Program in Health Education


For further information, please contact:

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